water rights

Water Rights
7:04 pm
Tue March 11, 2014

State Denies McKenzie River Water Rights Application

McKenzie River
Credit BLM

The state of Oregon has denied a permit application from Willamette Water Company for water rights on the McKenzie River.  

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River Management
10:00 am
Mon November 25, 2013

Merkley And Wyden Introduce Crooked River Collaborative Water Security Act

The Crooked River and Bowman Dam
Credit Panoramio.com

Legislation was introduced last week to improve water management on the Crooked River near Prineville.  Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley spoke Friday about the bill.

Merkley: "You know how we say here in the West: Whiskey, that's for drinking, and water, that's for fighting."

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