Benefits of Membership

Legislative Services

OWRC provides an experienced voice in Salem and Washington, D.C. OWRC sponsors state and federal legislation to meet its members’ needs and supports its agenda through the political process at the State and Federal level.

Federal program:

  • Washington D.C. lobbyist
  • Washington D.C. Congressional visits
  • Interaction with Oregon’s Congressional delegation
  • Member of the Family Farm Alliance

State program:

  • Staff lobbyist(s) in Salem
  • Host irrigation district tours for Legislators
  • Service on state agency rulemaking committees
  • Member of Ag-PAC Educational Services
  • Coordination with other associations with shared interests

Information and Training

OWRC provides training, educational, and networking opportunities for its members.

  • Annual conference
  • Bi-annual water law seminar
  • Topical workshops
  • Daily news summary on topics of interest
  • Annual district survey
  • Membership directory
  • Policy and planning workbooks (such as conservation plan guidance, easement protection, and other issues)
  • OWRC WaterWorks Newsletter

OWRC Membership Directory

A directory of OWRC members and affiliates is published annually.

Contact information for the various categories is provided below:

To find out more information about OWRC membership, or to apply for membership, please visit our Membership page or contact the OWRC office at (503) 363-0121.