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Franklin Co. farm found illegally diverting water for crop irrigation during historic drought

Credit: WA Department of EcologyFRANKLIN CO., Wash. – A Franklin County farm was found illegally diverting water for crop irrigation during a historic drought.  The Washington Department of Ecology found Frank Tiegs LLC illegally irrigated 250 acres of crops last year.  During the investigation, Ecology found Tiegs LLC tilled the unfarmed land, planted a crop and began irrigating from McNary…