Thinking Outside the Box:
Solving the Water/Salmon Issues Facing the Northwest Wine Grape Growers
Mar 2001 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
As the electricity crunch in California has reached out and touched the entire West, the on-going Northwest salmon crisis now threatens irrigation in the Walla Walla Valley.Steelhead have became a major concern since that fish was listed as a threatened species in March 1999. Serious water and fish protection issues have converged on the Walla Walla Basin (which straddles Oregon and Washington), including the booming Walla Walla AVA. While these issues didn't just crop up suddenly, a critical ma...
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