Public Policy Issues

The Irrigation Association is committed to representing our members’ interests on a wide variety of public policy issues.

Our government affairs team actively monitors issues that affect the irrigation industry and:

  • Responds quickly and forcefully to provide industry input to improve legislation and regulations under consideration.
  • Educates elected officials and policymakers about the economic benefits and ecosystem services of efficient irrigation.
  • Promotes stewardship policy goals that define the best in water resource planning.
  • Provides regular updates on critical issues and IA advocacy activities and accomplishments.
  • Takes action to address subjects such as inequalities in our industry and promote diversity throughout our workforce and programs.

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