The Palouse Basin Aquifer Committee works to ensure a long-term, quality water supply for the Palouse Basin region.

We are committed to working together


Did you know that you can pick up free conservation devices at your local water departments? Call your local water department to find out what devices and services they offer!


Contact your student involvement office, water resource center, or local community centers to learn how you can volunteer to help get the word out about water conservation in your community.

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Our local businesses are dedicated to water conservation practices. Ask your favorite businesses what efforts they make to conserve.

Upcoming events

PBAC Monthly Meeting

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2020 Pumping Update: Steve Robischon, March PBAC Meeting

2019 Water Use Report

(Updated, Published by June, 30)

The report that follows includes water use and water level information for the period from 1992 through 2018 (includes some 2019 data). Get the latest news on our water levels over the last year in the annual water report. We have more graphs and supplemental information under the information tab. 

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2019 Pumping and Weather

|| 2019 Final Weather and Pumping Presentation

We support research

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PBAC maintains a network of water level monitoring instruments throughout the Palouse Basin, and funds a variety of research projects aimed at gaining increased understanding of the behavior of the basin aquifer systems.

Alternative Water Supply Study

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A Consultant Team was hired by the Palouse Basin Aquifer Committee (PBAC) to evaluate previously studied water supply projects to determine the most promising supply projects for meeting existing and future supply needs in the Palouse groundwater basin. The evaluation study was jointly funded by PBAC and a grant from the Idaho Water Resource Board.

 Currently funded projects

Geologic Mapping updates by Pam Dunlap and John Bush

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