Oregon Water Resources Department

Rule Rule 690-519-0030
Resource Management


A combination of additional storage development, wise use of available ground water supplies and implementation of cost effective conservation measures is required to satisfy future demands in the Columbia Basin and should be fostered and encouraged.


It is in the public interest to have one organization responsible for the coordination of the various resource management agencies to effectively manage the Columbia River for the maximum beneficial use an control of the water resources.

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Jun. 8, 2021