Agricultural Water Quality

Strategic Implementation Area resources

Guidelines for Stream and Ditch Maintenance

Stream and ditch maintenance handout

Landowner Self-Assessment Tool

Self-assessment handout

Strategic Implementation Areas (SIAs), four-page document (2018)

Details about the history of the program, strategic implementation, what's next, and what property owners can do to improve water quality. Four-page SIA handout

Strategic Implementation Areas (SIAs), two-page document (2018)

Details about strategic implementation, what's next, and what property owners can do to improve water quality. Two-page SIA handout

Landowner resources​​

Achieving Healthy Streamsides

Ag Water Quality Resource for Streamside Vegetation A Healthy Stream Runs Through It

Affordable Streamside Improvements

Ag Water Quality Resource for Streamside Vegetation Affordable Streamside Improvements

Animal Carcass Disposal

Ag Water Quality Resource for Specific Producers Large animal mortality brochure

Canals and Ditches and Water Quality Requirements

Ag Water Quality resource for croplands. Canals and ditches brochure

Christmas Tree Farmers & Preventing Erosion

Preventing erosion and sediment delivery from Christmas tree fields. Ag Water Quality resource for specific producers. Erosion prevention strategies for Xmas tree fields

Cut-off Flood Irrigation management practice

Ag Water Quality Resource for Croplands Cut-off flood irrigation study

Developing Your Oregon Vineyard brochure

Ag Water Quality Resource for Specific Producers Developing Your Oregon Vineyard brochure

Field borders to reduce the sediment load in water leaving the field

Ag Water Quality Resource for Croplands Field borders handout

Grassed Waterways

Ag Water Quality Resource for Croplands Document

Horse Health

Ag Water Quality Resource for Specific Producers Document

PAM and Erosion Prevention

Ag Water Quality Resource for Croplands Document

Riparian Grazing: Brogan Canyon Case Study

Ag Water Quality Resource for Streamside Vegetation Document

Sediment Basins to Control Irrigation Induced Erosion

Ag Water Quality Resource for Croplands Document

Stream and Ditch Maintenance Regulations: Oregon departments of Agriculture, State Lands

Streamside areas handout

Streamside Vegetation: Good for People, Plants and Animals

Ag Water Quality Resource for Streamside Vegetation Document

​​Program resources

Agricultural Water Quality Management Program Monitoring Strategy (2017)

Monitoring strategy information

Agricultural Water Quality Management Program Monitoring Strategy: Overview (2017)

Monitoring strategy overview

Agricultural Water Quality Management Program Quick Guide

A landowner’s guide to Oregon’s Agricultural Water Quality Management Program. Water & Agriculture: It's Your Responsibility

Agricultural Water Quality Management Program Quick Guide (2-page document)

A nuts-and-bolts look for landowners at Oregon’s Agricultural Water Quality Management Program. Water Quality & Agriculture: 2-page document

Agricultural Water Quality Program Complaint Form

Ag Water Quality Complaint Form

Agricultural Water Quality Program, Interagency Coordination, and Strategic Approaches Presentation

Agricultural Water Quality Agency Roles Presentation

Cannabis & Water Quality Information

Cannabis and water quality handout

DEQ-ODA Memorandum of Agreement Relating to Agricultural Nonpoint Source Pollution (2018)

DEQ-ODA Memorandum of Agreement

Landscape Monitoring Project: A 15-Year Record of Riparian Change

Landscaping monitoring report

OAR 603 Division 90: Agricultural Water Quality Program

Rules relating to the Agricultural Water Quality Program OAR 603 Division 90: Agricultural Water Quality Program

OAR 603 Division 95: Agricultural Water Quality Program

Rules relating to Agricultural Water Quality Management Areas OAR 603 Division 95: Agricultural Water Quality Program

Oregon Agricultural Water Quality Compliance Program Report (2016)

2016 compliance report

Oregon Revised Statute 568: Water Quality Management

Statutes relating to Agricultural Water Quality Management ORS 568: Water Quality Management

Pesticide Management Plan for Water Quality Protection

It outlines the roles, policies and legal authorities of each government agency with the responsibilities for protecting Oregon's water resources from pesticides and the process by which these activities will be coordinated. Document

The Oregon Agricultural Water Quality Report (September 2012)

The Oregon Agricultural Water Quality Report Document

Total maximum daily loads (TMDLs) information from DEQ

TMDL information

Water Quality Focus Areas, four-page document (2014)

Details about history of the program, partnerships, and implementation of Focus Areas. Document

Water Quality Focus Areas, two-page document (2014)

Details about the Focus Area process and the advantages of Focus Areas. Document


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More info from ODA

Pesticides and water quality

Contact​

John Byers
Program Manager
Phone: 503-986-4718
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Ryan Beyer
Compliance Specialist
Phone: 503-986-4696
Theresa DeBardelaben
Water Quality Specialist: North & Central Oregon Region
Phone: 541-931-1754
Tom Demianew
Water Quality Specialist: Umatilla & Wallowa Region
Phone: 541-969-6282
Kevin Fenn
Water Quality Program Compliance Leader
Phone: 503-986-6486
Ellen Hammond
Monitoring and Implementation Lead
Phone: 541-617-0017
Fax: 541-389-1329
Cheryl Hummon
Riparian Specialist
Phone: 503-986-4791
Renita McNaughtan
Administrative Specialist
Phone: 503-986-4779
Jo Morgan
Water Quality Specialist: Mid-Coast & South Willamette Region
Phone: 503-986-4712
Beth Pietrzak
Water Quality Specialist: Southwest Oregon Region
Phone: 541-414-8797
Mike Powers
Water Quality Lead Policy Specialist
Phone: 503-986-4761
Brenda Sanchez
Natural Resource Policy Specialist; Water Quality Specialist: North Coast & North Willamette Region
Phone: 503-986-5141
Maria Snodgress
Water Quality Specialist: Central & Southeast Oregon Region
Phone: 541-699-2263
Vacant
Water Quality Program Analyst
Phone: 503-986-4775
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