August 21, 2014
ALTHOUGH IT bears resemblance to a natural creek, this is the Juniper Flats Irrigation Ditch near Maupin. Rancher Keith Nantz is the last user on the ditch and tries to keep any overflow from running down a ravine to the nearby Oak Springs Fish Hatchery water intake, which would interfere with the hatchery’s water quality.
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