State Policy

OWRC Priorities for State Policy & Regulatory Engagement

  • Partner with other organizations in supporting or opposing legislation impacting agricultural water rights and district management
  • Engage with legislators and state agencies as needed in support or opposition of their concepts that impact OWRC members
  • Oppose legislation that would negatively impact OWRC members
  • Support natural resource agency budget components that benefit OWRC members, including funding to support collaborative water supply, conservation, and efficiency projects
  • Develop and coordinate educational opportunities to help raise awareness about state level water issues and irrigated agriculture