Glenn-Colusa Irrigation District celebrates 100 years | Herald of the Sun of Colusa


The Glenn-Colusa Irrigation District celebrated its centenary in February, according to a press release.

The district’s water rights were established in 1883, one of the first and most important water rights on the Sacramento River, and it was officially organized on February 21, 1920.

The Glenn-Colusa Irrigation District is the largest watershed district in the Sacramento Valley with a 100-year history serving farmers, businesses, and residents while maintaining critical wildlife habitat. Throughout its history, the district has been dedicated to providing a reliable and affordable water supply to its landowners and water users while ensuring the environmental and economic viability of the region.

“We are delighted to celebrate our centenary this year and take this opportunity to remind our customers and communities that we are serving our long history of economic benefits for the region while serving our lands and environment in a sustainable manner,” said Thaddeus Bettner, Managing Director. , Glenn-Colusa Irrigation District.

As part of its centennial celebration, the district has launched an Instagram page where it will feature notable historical facts and photos throughout 2020. These facts and photos will also appear on the Glenn Irrigation District Facebook page. Colusa.

“After 100 years, GCID remains committed to managing and delivering water effectively and efficiently through an ever improving distribution system and responsible policies,” he said in the press release. “GCID has continuously evaluated its operations and has focused on maintaining and improving infrastructure, while practicing responsible management of the water supply. “

The Glenn-Colusa Irrigation District Instagram page can be found at

The District’s Facebook page can be found at


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