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: Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc.

Affiliate Member: Clean Water Services

Affiliate Member: Clyde Snow, Attorneys at Law

Affiliate Member: Community Renewable Energy Association

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: CORE & MAIN

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: Sierra Controls LLC

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

Oct
30
Tue
OWRC Operations & Maintenance Workshop @ Rogue Regency Inn
Oct 30 – Oct 31 all-day

You may now register for the O & M Workshop!!!

The Operations and Maintenance Workshop will take place at the Rogue Regency Inn in Medford, Oregon; where we also have a room block set up for lodging at $92.00 per night, plus tax. Reservations can be made by calling 541-770-1234. The block of rooms will expire on October 19th so don’t wait to make your reservation!!

This valuable educational workshop will cover a variety of topics related to confined spaces, workplace safety, easements, equipment maintenance, canal and ditch inspection, piping projects, and much more!! The program is a mix of structured presentations, informal roundtable discussions, and tours of local infrastructure and agricultural operations in the Rogue Valley. This is an educational event in partnership with the Special Districts Association of Oregon/Special Districts Insurance Services.

We will start the program at 10 am on October 30th and conclude by 2 pm on October 31st. Registration includes lunch and snacks on both days, dinner on the 30th and all speaker material. Here is the link to the Registration Form

AGENDA:
2018 OM Workshop DRAFT Agenda

We look forward to seeing you in Medford!!!

 

 

Nov
7
Wed
NWRA Annual Conference @ Coronado, California
Nov 7 – Nov 9 all-day
Nov
15
Thu
Oregon Water Resources Commission @ TBD
Nov 15 – Nov 16 all-day
Nov
27
Tue
OWRC Annual Conference @ Best Western Hood River Inn
Nov 27 – Nov 30 all-day

Join the Oregon Water Resources Congress at its 2018 Annual Conference!

Our robust Conference program includes a multitude of valuable presentations on a range of issues impacting irrigated agriculture, pre & post-conference workshops, diverse vendors, networking with a variety of water professionals, and more! This is an educational event in partnership with the Special Districts Association of Oregon / Special Districts Insurance Services.

Draft Agenda (Coming Soon)

CONFERENCE ATTENDEE INFORMATION

2018 Conference Registration form (Coming Soon)

EXHIBITOR INFORMATION
Schedule for Exhibitors:

Tuesday – November 27, 2018
3:00pm – 7:00pm – Exhibit Set Up – Shoreline Room

Wednesday – November 28, 2018
7:00am – 8:00am – Exhibit Set Up – Shoreline Room
5:00pm – 7:00pm – Exhibitors’ Reception – Shoreline Room
Hosted hors d’oeuvre
No-Host bar
All Conference breaks take place in Exhibit Area

Thursday, November 29, 2018
8:00am – 5:00pm – Conference – All Conference breaks take place in Exhibit Area

Please leave your exhibit up until the afternoon break concludes on Thursday (~3:45pm). Exhibits may remain in place overnight but must be removed by 8:00am Friday, November 30th.

Exhibitor Registration Form 

LODGING
OWRC has reserved a block of rooms at the Best Western Hood River Inn for conference attendees at a great rate. $95 Standard (Queen), $105 Standard (One-Two Beds) and $115 Riverview (plus applicable taxes). Make your reservations before the block expires on November 9, 2018 or you may not be able to stay at the conference hotel. Please be sure to notify the hotel that you are with the OWRC. Hotel reservations must be made directly with the Best Western Hood River Inn at 1-800-828-07873. For more information on the hotel, go to: www.hoodriverinn.com

REFUND POLICY
No refunds will be remitted until after the conference. Refund requests must be in writing and must be received by the OWRC office on or before November 19, 2018. Only exceptional circumstances will be considered after that date, and a $50.00 administrative fee will be applied.

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