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  • Drought Watch


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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 ​
Agency Resources Agency Spotlight
Notice of Opportunity for Public Comment
The Oregon Water Resources Department is accepting public comment Establishing Procedures to Consider Pending Applications to Extend Burnt River Reservations.  Written comments will be accepted until 5:00pm, November 16, 2015.
Please click here for Notice of Public Comment.
Please click here for Draft Rules.
Oregon Water Resources Department to Receive IWRM Awards
The American Water Resources Association (AWRA) has named the Oregon Water Resources Department as the 2015 recipient of its Integrated Water Resources Management award.  The award is for the state’s Integrated Water Resources Strategy.  The award will be presented  during AWRA’s 2015 annual conference in Denver, Colorado.  See details here.
Drought Watch
Oregon is experiencing drought conditions in many areas of the state.  Find out more about the conditions, drought assistance, and what you can do to use water wisely.   
Visit the Drought Watch webpage to learn more: www.drought.oregon.gov  
Understanding Water Use Regulations: Medical and Recreational Marijuana
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Klamath Regulation Update
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New Municipal WMCP Guidebook
Expanded guidance and helpful examples for municipal and quasi-municipal suppliers required to prepare a WMCP. 
Please click here to access the guidebook.
Agency Success
In 2011, Water Resources Department enjoyed significant successes in the areas of Instream Flows and Process Improvement Accomplishment.
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