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The Department requires a fee for most water use transactions and some administrative services. For information regarding specific fees, please contact the Department’s Customer Service Representatives at
(503) 986-0900, call your local watermaster.  An explanation, schedule of fees, and online calculator can also be found on the Department’s website at www.wrd.state.or.us.or 

Water Conservation
Commission and Department
1. Oregon Water Laws
water management in Oregon
2. Protections and Restrictions
managing water appropriations
3. New Water Rights
gaining authorization to use water
4. Other Water Rights
authorization for water use
5. Transferring Rights
existing rights for new users
6. Canceling Rights
loss of water rights through non-use
7. Conservation
encouraging efficient water use
8. Finding Water Rights
determining if you have a water right
9. Enforcing Water Laws
watermasters and field staff protecting rights and resources
10. Region Managers and Offices
11. Fees
Appendix A
other development permits
Water Measurement Conversions