District Resources

District Resources for Responding to COVID-19

In order to help irrigation districts and similar entities respond to and manage COVID-19 related impacts to district operations, OWRC has compiled a list of resources for districts to use and modify as applicable.  We will add additional resources and guidance documents as we receive them.  Please consult your attorney for specific guidance.

Related OSHA and OHA Workplace Rules and Guidance

Starting in March 2020, Governor Brown issued a series of Executive Orders related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, some of which have been updated and some of which are still in effect.  Key EO’s are listed below.  For more information about the State of Oregon’s response to the pandemic and available resources, please visit the Governor’s Coronavirus Support & Info webpage.

On April 29, 2021, Governor Brown issued Executive Order 21-10, “Seventh Extension of EO 20-03 and COVID-19 State of Emergency”

On May 14, 2020, Governor Brown issued Executive Order 20-25 “A Safe and Strong Oregon: Maintaining Essential Health Directives in Response to COVID-19, and Implementing a Phased Approach for Reopening Oregon’s Economy.”  Check to see what your county’s status is here.  

Options and Tips for Hosting Remote Meetings

Examples of Policies and Procedures to Comply with Executive Order 20-12 “Stay Home, Save Lives”: 

SDAO Resources

State Guidance

Federal Guidance & Resources