Post-Fire Wildfire Recovery Information
The Department has developed a wildfire recovery web page with information regarding post-fire water rights, well maintenance, and potential funding assistance. Learn more at
For other resources, visit
Offices Closed to the Public; Staff Available via Phone or Email
On March 23, 2020, Governor Brown issued Executive Order 20-12, "Stay Home, Save Lives," which included requirements for state agencies to maximize teleworking and limit walk-in services to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The Oregon Water Resources Department is working to maintain services, while encouraging customers and staff to stay home, stay healthy, and save lives. Our offices are closed to the public, but we continue to work and many of our staff can be reached by email or phone. A summary of the Department's current operations in support of these efforts is included below.
Click to view the OWRD COVID-19 operations summary.