OWRC Joins 150 other Western Organizations to Urge Congress to Invest in Water Infrastructure

The Oregon Water Resources Congress (OWRC) joined an effort spearheaded by the Family Farm Alliance asking Congress and the White House to address aging water infrastructure in Western United States. Over 150 water and agricultural related organizations signed onto two letters emphasizing that water conservation, water recycling, watershed management, conveyance, desalination, water transfers, groundwater storage […]

Update on the Coronavirus/COVID-19 in Oregon

In the wake of the global Coronavirus pandemic, Oregon’s Governor Kate Brown has issued a series of Executive Orders, including the recent “Safe and Strong Oregon” order on May 14, 2020 and previous “Stay Home, Save Lives” order from March 23, 2020. Irrigation districts and similar entities are not among businesses required to close; however, […]

OWRC News Release: Reckless Oregon Spotted Frog Litigation Threatens Oregon’s Communities

NEWS RELEASE February 10, 2016 Media Contact: Lauren Smith, 503-363-0121 Reckless Oregon Spotted Frog Litigation Threatens Oregon’s Communities (Salem, OR) — Oregon Water Resources Congress is deeply disappointed by the news that WaterWatch of Oregon and the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) have filed a preliminary injunction in federal court requesting an unprecedented reallocation of […]