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OWRD to host
groundwater management open house
Herald and News
November 22, 2019
CHILOQUIN – The
Oregon Water Resources Department will hold an open house
from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17, at the Chiloquin
Community Center on management of groundwater rights in the
basin, according to a news release. There will also be
informational booths on other aspects of water quantity
The open house
will be an opportunity to visit with Water Resources
Department staff to get general information on water rights
and regulation of water use, as well as to share ideas on
future water management options. There will be opportunities
to learn about and discuss the department’s understanding of
groundwater and surface water in the basin, and how their
connection has resulted in control of wells to protect
senior surface water rights. The department will share
information and solicit ideas on future water management and
rulemaking for control of wells to meet the needs of senior
surface water rights.
will also be able to find out more information about how to
access funding for water measurement devices through the
water measurement cost share program, as well as funding
sources for water projects. Other topics will include
information on constructing a well, water rights, and water
right regulation to meet the call of users with senior water
rights and determined claims.
organizations, including Klamath Soil and Water, Klamath
Watershed Partnership, and the Natural Resources
Conservation Service, will also host informational tables.
Comment cards will also be provided to submit ideas and
feedback to the department.
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