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  • Oregon's Integrated Water Resources Strategy
    The State of Oregon has launched its first Integrated Water Resources Strategy.  Adopted by the Water Resources Commission on August 2, 2012, the Strategy provides a blueprint for understanding and meeting Oregon’s water quantity, water quality, and ecosystem needs now and into the future.  Using a process that involved extensive public outreach, the Strategy identifies the most critical water‐related challenges facing communities throughout Oregon. It offers recommendations in 13 different issue areas to address these challenges.
    The Strategy and its Executive Summary are now available online. Click Here ​
  • Drought Watch

    Oregon is currently experiencing dry conditions around most parts of the state, and Governor declared drought in several counties early in 2014.  Click here to view our Drought Watch page for information on current conditions, the process for declaring a drought, and tools available when a drought is declared.
Agency Resources Agency Spotlight

Klamath Basin Task Force Updates


Proposed Upper Basin Comprehensive Agreement Released

On February 28, 2014, the negotiating team on water issues reached a proposed Final Upper Basin Comprehensive Agreement.  That agreement is going through final review by the Klamath Tribes and other parties prior to signing. 


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Klamath Adjudication
The Adjudicator's findings of fact and final order of determination were filed with the Klamath County Circuit Court on March 7th 2013.

Commission Offers 2nd Cycle of Grant Funding

At its March 7th meeting, the Water Resources Commission made the decision to offer another grant opportunity for those interested in a Water Conservation, Reuse or Storage grant.   There is $156,340 available for new applicants.  The grant deadline for this cycle is April 11, 2014.

For those interested in a grant to conduct feasibility studies on water conservation, reuse or storage projects links to the application and other applicable information are provided below:   
Click Here for March 7th Grant Awards
Click Here for additional information
Grant Applications; Click Here for PDF Version

                          Click Here for MS DOC Version

Agency Success
In 2011, Water Resources Department enjoyed significant successes in the areas of Instream Flows and Process Improvement Accomplishment.
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