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Idaho Water Users Association
First IWUA Executive Director Passes Away in Utah
Jack Arnold Barnett, the first Executive Director of the Idaho Water Users Association, passed away in Utah on April 13, 2018, his 82nd birthday, He is pictured in 2017 with Paul Arrington, current IWUA Executive Director and General Counsel.
Services for Barnett will be held April 21 in Farmington, Utah. Interment will be at the Bountiful City cemetery.
Barnett served as IWUA Executive Director until 1974 when he was succeeded by Sherl Chapman. You can read his full obituary and services information at the following link: Jack Barnett.
2018 Final Legislative Update
The 2018 Idaho Legislature session is now over. Here you can see the final results for legislation that was of special interests to IWUA and its members. Each piece of legislation can be viewed via links inside the report itself. Please select LEGISLATIVE UPDATE to view the final report for the 2018 legislative sesion.
IWUA is organized to promote, aid and assist the development, control, conservation, preservation and utilization of the water resources of the State of Idaho and to cooperate with similar organizations in other states. IWUA represents irrigation water users, municipalities, hydropower, aquaculture, agri-businesses and businesses interested in the perpetuation of wise water use in Idaho and our nation. The Idaho Water Users Association consists of approximately 300 irrigation districts and canal companies, agri-businesses, public water supply organizations, professional firms and individuals from around the state that manage water supplies for more than 2 million acres of irrigated Idaho farmland.