Agricultural Water Quality

​​​​The Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) is responsible for developing plans and ensuring rule compliance to prevent and control water pollution from agricultural activities and soil erosion on rural lands. ODA is also responsible for ensuring that farmers and ranchers help achieve water quality standards and meet the agricultural pollutant load allocations assigned by the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) in its​ Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs).​

Management area map

To determine your management area, please use our interactive map.

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​​​Management area documents

Administrative rules, area plans, biennial reviews, DEQ reports and executive summaries are available below by clicking on the management area. 




​More info from ODA


​Water Quality Specialist Map
Marganne Allen
Program Manager
Phone: 503-986-4718
Ryan Beyer
Compliance Specialist
Phone: 503-986-4696
Theresa DeBardelaben
Water Quality Specialist: North and Central Oregon Region
Phone: 503-931-1754
Tom Demianew
Water Quality Specialist: Umatilla and Wallowa Region
Phone: 541-969-6282
Jason Eck
Water Quality Program Analyst
Phone: 503-986-4794
Kevin Fenn
Water Quality Program Compliance Leader
Phone: 503-986-6486
Ellen Hammond
Monitoring and Implementation Lead
Phone: 503-931-6689
Fax: 541-389-1329
Cheryl Hummon
Water Quality Specialist: Northwest Oregon Region (Voluntary Actions and Uplift)
Phone: 503-986-4791
Renita McNaughtan
Administrative Specialist
Phone: 503-986-4779
Paul Measeles
Water Quality Specialist: Northwest Oregon Region (Compliance)
Phone: 503-986-4778
Beth Pietrzak
Water Quality Specialist: Southwest Oregon Region
Phone: 541-414-8797
Brenda Sanchez
Strategic Implementation Areas (SIA) Initiative Lead
Phone: 503-400-5136
Maria Snodgress
Water Quality Specialist: Central and Southeast Oregon Region
Phone: 541-699-2263


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