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: Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions, Inc.

Affiliate Member: Anderson Perry & Associates, Inc.

Affiliate Member: AquaLastic

Affiliate Member: Aspect Consulting, LLC

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: GeoEngineers

Affiliate Member: GeoDesign, Inc.

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: 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: Skidmark Geomembrane

Affiliate Member: Somach Simmons & Dunn, PC

Affiliate Member: Stevens Water Monitoring Systems, Inc.

Affiliate Member: Stoel Rives, LLP

Affiliate Member: United Phosphorus Inc.

Upcoming Events

Jun
14
Thu
Oregon Water Resources Commission Meeting @ TBD
Jun 14 – Jun 15 all-day
Jul
23
Mon
OWRC Office Staff Workshop @ Inn at Spanish Head
Jul 23 @ 10:00 am – Jul 24 @ 12:00 pm

This valuable training will provide district office staff with an overview of key district office and administrative related procedures, recent applicable changes in laws and regulations, and an opportunity to network with and learn from other district office staff from around the state.  Program format is a mix of diverse round-table discussion (topics selected by attendees) and structured presentations from several speakers, including Esri ArcGIS, Oregon Water Resources Department, and the Special Districts Association of Oregon (SDAO).

Topics will include:
 Billing Methods
 Using GIS and other Mapping Software
 Water Right Transfers
 Office Safety
 Water Use Reporting
 Technology Safety and Security
 Office Procedures Manual
 Public Meeting & Public Records Law
 Working with Federal, State, and Other Local Governments
 And More ……

Workshop starts at 10:30 AM on Monday, July 23rd and will conclude Tuesday, July 24th by 12:00 PM.
Registration fee includes lunch and dinner on Monday, refreshments on both days, and workshop
materials.

LOCATION & LODGING:
The Workshop will be held at the Inn at Spanish Head Resort. Room rate: $203/night (single, plus
taxes). Make your reservations before July 1, 2018 and notify the hotel that you are with OWRC to take
advantage of this great rate. Hotel reservations must be made directly with the Inn at Spanish Head at
1-800-452-8127. DIRECTIONS: The Inn at Spanish Head is located at: 4009 SW Highway 101 Lincoln
City, OR 97367, on the beach in Lincoln City.

This educational event is held in partnership with the Special Districts Insurance Services (SDIS).

Register online below or download registration form here: 2018 Office Staff Registration form.

Please be patient as we upload an online registration option or download the form above, thanks!

Aug
1
Wed
NWRA Western Water Seminar @ Park City, Utah
Aug 1 – Aug 3 all-day
Aug
10
Fri
OWRC Board Meeting @ Silverton, Oregon
Aug 10 all-day
Sep
6
Thu
Oregon Water Resources Commission Meeting @ TBD
Sep 6 – Sep 7 all-day

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