IRP Project #2280 – Welling 5 (phase 3) – RID staff and machinery installed approximately 1320 meters of 36 inch pipe and 620 meters of 30 inch pipe during the winter of 2014/2015 within IRP project #2280. Funds for the project were made available through the IRP program with 75% provided by the Province and 25% from the RID water users. This is part of a continuing project that will deliver irrigation water to approximately 3300 acres in the Welling area of the RID.
The Welling #5 project was completed in the spring of 2017.
2017 Fall, will see the start of construction of Stirling #16 IRP #2334. This will see an open ditch and open pipeline lateral replaced with a closed PVC pipeline. The project will be completed before the 2018 operating season.