Owyhee Irrigation District Manager Jay Chamberlin talks about the importance of irrigation to the valley's agriculture industry. (The Enterprise/Pat Caldwell).
NYSSA – Water runs through Jay Chamberlin’s life.
As manager of the Owyhee Irrigation District for more than 20 years, the Nyssa native had a box seat to witness the fickle manner of Mother Nature from floods to drought.
Now Chamberlin stands near the end of a career where he directed the yearly distribution of the area’s lifeblood and he said he is proud . . .