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The Diamond S Ditch became the first irrigation company to trade reduced water use for cash this last week. The historic flow agreement can be monitored thank to remote measurement sensors and newly installed automated head gates.

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Money for water: Diamond S signs valley's first flow agreement

In what can only be described as historic, the board of the Diamond S Ditch in Camp Verde has signed the Verde Valley's first agreement in which an irrigation company will be paid to reduce the amount of water they withdraw from the Verde River.