2 results for tag: water education

Turning toward the river

Getting in the water is just as important as walking the halls of the Capitol. We're tabling at The Big Float 8! Come out and tell us why clean water and healthy watersheds are important to you.

Making Water Work

Water is one of Oregon’s most valuable resources. And increasingly, it’s becoming one of its most threatened. Summertime water rights are maxed out in many areas of the state, impacting business development, agricultural production and native fish, with climate change and population growth predicted to further stress Oregon’s water supplies in the future. Oregon Environmental Council interviewed growers and irrigation experts about ways to advance water efficiency in agriculture—which uses 79% of the state's water withdrawals—while strengthening Oregon's agriculture sector. Our recommendations are included in the report, Making Water ...