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, […]

Register for the 2020 District Managers’ Workshop

Register now open for the OWRC’s 2020 District Managers’ Workshop! This educational and networking event is open to all district managers, assistant managers, and other key district management. The program will include interactive roundtable discussions and structured presentations by various experts including legal, legislative, and safety and best practices updates. Oregon Water Resources Congress is […]

Register for the 2019 OWRC Annual Conference

Do not Hesitate!! Register TODAY!!! Join us at our 2019 Annual Conference in beautiful Hood River, Oregon! 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 […]

Register for the 2019 Water Law Seminar & Elmer G. McDaniels Memorial Golf Tournament

The Water Law Seminar will cover a range of legislative topics from the 2019 Legislative Session as well as other legal developments related to water, natural resources & district management. For more information, including draft agenda and registration form: https://owrc.org/event/water-law-seminar?instance_id=202

Register for the Office Staff Workshop

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 […]

Register for the 2019 District Managers’ Workshop

Join your fellow district managers for valuable education and networking at OWRC’s 2019 District Managers’ Workshop! This year’s program will include  interactive round table discussions and structured presentations by various experts including legal, legislative, and risk management updates. Don’t forget to register your Assistant Managers and other management level staff.  This is an educational event in […]

Register Now for Annual Conference

Join us at our 2018 Annual Conference in Hood River, Oregon! 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 […]

Register today for the Operations & Maintenance Workshop

The 2018 Operations & Maintenance Workshop is a valuable educational workshop that will cover a variety of topics related to confined spaces, workplace safety, easements, equipment maintenance, canal and ditch inspection, piping projects, and much more! This program is a mix of structured presentations, informal roundtable discussions, and tours of local infrastructure and agricultural operations. The 2018 […]

Register Today for the Technical Seminar

The 2018 Technical Seminar will provide district staff, board members, and consultants with innovative strategies, technological tools, and on-the-ground solutions to help better meet a variety of water management challenges. Engineers, product suppliers, other consultants, and agency staff will provide a series of presentations about creative tools and strategies to assist with water resources management. […]