Agriculture

Farms and other agricultural water users ensure the availability of fresh, locally produced food to both rural and urban communities.

Community

Irrigated agriculture also provides ancillary social benefits through boating, fishing, hunting, and other recreational amenities.

Economy

Irrigated agriculture is the backbone of Oregon’s economy, supporting a variety of high value crops sold globally.

Environment

Agricultural water suppliers are on the forefront of conservation and are always seeking innovative ways to stretch our resources.

Affiliate Member: ACS/WaterMaster

Affiliate Member: Akana

Affiliate Member: Alligare, LLC

Affiliate Member: AMEC Foster Wheeler

Affiliate Member: Anderson Perry & Associates, Inc.

Affiliate Member: AquaLastic

Affiliate Member: City of Bend

Affiliate Member: Black Rock Consulting

Affiliate Member: Bryant, Lovlien & Jarvis PC

Affiliate Member: Cascade Geoengineering

Affiliate Member: Clean Water Services

Affiliate Member: Clyde Snow, Attorneys at Law

Affiliate Member: Community Renewable Energy Association

Affiliate Member: Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Affiliate Member: Dunn Carney Allen Higgins & Tongue, LLP

Affiliate Member: Energy Trust of Oregon

Affiliate Member: Farmers Conservation Alliance (FCA)

Affiliate Member: Geo-Engineers

Affiliate Member: Geosyntec Consultants

Affiliate Member: GSI Water Solutions, Inc.

Affiliate Member: HD Supply Waterworks

Affiliate Member: Holland & Knight LLP

Affiliate Member: Hydrolox, LLC

Affiliate Member: Integrated Water Solutions, LLC

Affiliate Member: Jordan Ramis PC

Affiliate Member: J-U-B Engineers, Inc.

Affiliate Member: KPFF Consulting Engineers

Affiliate Member: Klamath Water Users Association

Affiliate Member: Marten Law

Affiliate Member: Natel Energy, Inc.

Affiliate Member: Newton Consultants, Inc.

Affiliate Member: NUCA of Oregon & SW Washington

Affiliate Member: Oregonians for Food & Shelter

Affiliate Member: Oregon Water Coalition

Affiliate Member: City of Prineville

Affiliate Member: RH2 Engineering, Inc.

Affiliate Member: Schroeder Law Offices, PC

Affiliate Member: Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, LLP

Affiliate Member: SePro Corporation

Affiliate Member: Stevens Water Monitoring Systems, Inc.

Affiliate Member: Stoel Rives, LLP

Affiliate Member: United Phosphorus Inc.

Upcoming Events

Sep
15
Fri
Tri-State Meeting
Sep 15 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm

Joint meeting of the Oregon Water Resources Congress (OWRC), Washington State Water Resources Association (WSWRA), & Idaho Water Users Association (IWUA) with policy/technical presentations, information sharing, and networking between irrigation professionals.  Event open to district members and affiliates of the 3 associations with advance RSVP.  Please RSVP to the state association you are a member of.

 

Oct
4
Wed
OWRC Golf Tournament @ Eagle Crest Resort
Oct 4 @ 11:00 am – 7:00 pm

2017 Golf Tournament
Wednesday, October 7th, 11:00 AM Tee Time
Grab your clubs and join us for a fun round of golf on the renowned Ridge Golf Course at Eagle Crest!
$120 – Includes green fees, cart, and refreshments at the 19th Hole Party & Welcome Reception.

Welcome Reception & 19th Hole Party 
Wednesday, October 4th, 5:00 PM
$35 – Includes 1 drink ticket, hors d’oeuvres, and good company!
Join fellow Seminar attendees, exhibitors, and returning golfers for a Welcome Reception and 19th Hole Party with delicious appetizers, beverages, and a great opportunity to mingle and relax at the Eagle Crest Resort. We will also recognize participants from the OWRC Golf Tournament.  Reception will be held at Niblick & Greene’s at Eagle Crest.

Lodging
For accommodations during your stay, please call: 1-855-682-4786 and ask for the OWRC room block. Please make your reservation before the block expires on September 2, 2017 to ensure that you can take advantage of this great rate. The equivalent of one night’s lodging in a Guestroom or Suite will be billed to the individual’s credit card for each guest who cancels less than 48 hours prior to arrival.

Register by filling out a paper registration form, or register online using the form below!

2017 Water Law Seminar Registration

 

Note: Please be patient as we upload the online registration form.

Oct
5
Thu
OWRC Water Law Seminar @ Eagle Crest Resort
Oct 5 all-day

The Water Law Seminar will cover a range of legislative topics from the 2017 Legislative Session as well as other legal developments related to water, natural resources, and district management. District managers and their board members, water users, attorneys, legislative staff, agency staff, and other water professionals will benefit from this engaging one-day Seminar.

Potential topics include:

  • Agriculture Related Legislation
    • Gross receipts tax
    • Dairy air/water quality
    • Wage/hour – ag rules
    • Pesticides & GMOs
  • Water & Land Use Legislation
    • Plat review
    • Storm water
    • Measurement
    • Fees
    • Groundwater studies
    • Funding
  • SDAO Legislative Updates
    • Recreational Immunity
    • Public Contracting
    • Public Records
    • PERS
  • WRD Legislative, Budget, and Rulemaking Update
  • Place Based Planning
  • Instream Water Rights
  • Artificial Beaver Dams
  • And more!

Breakfast will be served at 7:15 AM on Thursday, October 5th.  Program will start at 8:00 AM and end at 5:00 PM.  A no-host reception with free local beer will be at 5:30 PM and dinner will be served at 6:00 PM.  Enjoy informal networking and informal conversations with speakers and fellow attendees.  The hospitality suite will be open from 8:00 PM to 11:00 PM. 

Registration fee includes breakfast, lunch, dinner and seminar notebook.  Oregon CLE Credits will be available!

2017 Golf Tournament
Wednesday, October 7th, 11:00 AM Tee Time
Grab your clubs and join us for a fun round of golf on the renowned Ridge Golf Course at Eagle Crest!
$120 – Includes green fees, cart, and refreshments at the 19th Hole Party & Welcome Reception.

Welcome Reception & 19th Hole Party
Wednesday, October 4th, 5:00 PM
$35 – Includes 1 drink ticket, hors d’oeuvres, and good company!
Join fellow Seminar attendees, exhibitors, and returning golfers for a Welcome Reception and 19th Hole Party with delicious appetizers, beverages, and a great opportunity to mingle and relax at the Eagle Crest Resort. We will also recognize participants from the OWRC Golf Tournament.
Lodging
For accommodations during your stay, please call: 1-855-682-4786 and ask for the OWRC room block. Please make your reservation before the block expires on September 2, 2017 to ensure that you can take advantage of this great rate. The equivalent of one night’s lodging in a Guestroom or Suite will be billed to the individual’s credit card for each guest who cancels less than 48 hours prior to arrival.

Register by filling out a paper registration form, or register online using the form below!

Print form: 2017 Water Law Seminar Registration

Online registration: 

Note: Please be patient as we upload the online registration form.

Oct
6
Fri
OWRC Board Meeting @ Eagle Crest Resort
Oct 6 all-day

OWRC Board of Directors Meeting. Open to OWRC members with advance RSVP.

Contact the OWRC office for more information.

Nov
15
Wed
NWRA Annual Conference @ Loews Ventana Canyon Resort
Nov 15 – Nov 17 all-day

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