Skip to main content

Oregon State Flag An official website of the State of Oregon »

Resources for Certified Water Right Examiners (CWRE)

The following resources are provided to aid Certified Water Right Examiners in the preparation of certain application maps and for Claims of Beneficial Use for applications filed after July 9, 1987, and to provide information about how Claims of Beneficial Use are evaluated by the Department.

Claims of Beneficial Use submitted to the Department must be completed on a form provided by the Department. The current versions of the Claim of Beneficial Use form are available for downloading in Word and PDF form (non-interactive).

Training Materials and Resources

The Department has prepared a series of presentations related to Claims of Beneficial Use, Transfers, Department Programs, and utilities available on our website to aid in the research of water rights.

2023 CWRE Workshop

2022 CWRE Workshop

The following presentations are available: