Operation and Maintenance Guidelines

Reclamation has developed these materials and associated training to help Reclamation and operating entities effectively manage canals and other Reclamation assets. Our regularly issued Water Operation and Maintenance bulletins provide useful tips and guidance on a wide range of topics for water and irrigation districts. Contact us for print copies or training on these materials. E-mail drowateroandm@usbr.gov.

Canal Operator Materials

This discretionary guidance helps canal operators promote safe and effective operations and maintenance (O&M) for canal systems. Printed manual and posters are available on request.

Canal Operation and Maintenance Manuals

This discretionary guidance helps irrigation and water districts to identify O&M issues and to plan, budget, and prioritize actions to address these issues. These manuals are available as a notebook or as a set of individual booklets for field use on request.

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Last Updated: 3/5/18