WSU Viticulture and Enology

Research and Extension


Water Rights

It takes more than just land to grow grapes. In WA, water is a resource that is closely regulated, and using water for commercial and agriculture purposes requires you have a “Water Right”.

Irrigation and Grapes

General Water Management

Chemigation and Nutrient Management

Monitoring and Measuring Water Status



Vineyard irrigation


Quick Links

Drought Updates

Irrigation Water Supply Status

Grapevine Water Use

Grapevine Water Use – WSU V&E Webpage

Mobile Irrigation

Check out the new Irrigation Scheduler, which allows you to monitor plant water needs from your mobile device.

WSU Water Info

WSU has a new website dedicated to all things water. Check it out at:

V&E emails

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