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  • Klamath Regulation Update




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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

 

Upper Klamath Basin Comprehensive Agreement Signed

The historic agreement is the result of more than nine months of good-faith efforts from members of the Klamath Tribes and Upper Basin water users to develop solutions to water issues affecting the region.

 

Wyden, Merkley Feinstein, Boxer Introduce Klamath Basin Legislation

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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.
 
Klamath Regulation Update
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Public Comments Now Being Accepted

Water Conservation, Reuse & Storage Grant Requests
 
The Department received twelve applications for a Water Conservation, Reuse or Storage grant.  Grant funding requests total $589,569.  The Department is now asking the public for comment on these applications.  Comments may be submitted until 5pm Friday, June 27, 2014.  This program was established by Senate Bill 1069 (2008) and is designed to fund the qualifying costs of planning studies that evaluate the feasibility of water conservation, re-use or storage projects. Click Here for additional information.

 

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