Oregon Court of Appeals sides with salmon in lawsuit over Clackamas River water use

Oregon Court of Appeals sides with salmon in lawsuit over Clackamas River water use The Associated Press January 5, 2015 The Oregon Court of Appeals has ruled that the state Water Resources Department failed to limit the amount of water cities and water districts can draw from the lower Clackamas River so that there would be enough water left in …

Appeals Court Delivers Victory for Clackamas River Salmon and Steelhead

For Immediate Release December 31, 2014 Contact: Lisa Brown, WaterWatch Staff Attorney: 503-295-4039 x4 John DeVoe, WaterWatch Executive Director: 503-295-4039 x1 Court of Appeals decision available here: http://www.publications.ojd.state.or.us/docs/A148870.pdf Appeals Court Delivers Victory for Clackamas River Salmon and Steelhead Opinion Requires State to Maintain Flows Needed for Imperiled Fish Clackamas River by Erin Barnholdt Today the Oregon Court of Appeals delivered a …

A showdown looms on the Clackamas River over drinking water

A showdown looms on the Clackamas River over drinking water By Lee van der Voo Lake Oswego Review March 07, 2007 Limited river water may pit fish against utilities A state law prompting higher water levels in the Clackamas River may one day force water users to trade their green lawns for the survival of endangered species. Those water users …

Is Lake Oswego too thirsty for the Clackamas to handle?

Is Lake Oswego too thirsty for the Clackamas to handle? Lake Oswego wants the ability to take another 22 million gallons a day from the Clackamas River. Conservationists fear fish won’t survive. by Sara Roth KGW.com August 4, 2015   PORTLAND, Ore. – The Portland metro area may be protected from the drought that’s encompassing the majority of Oregon, but …

Clackamas Watershed Collects Pollutants And Drinking Water

Clackamas Watershed Collects Pollutants And Drinking Water by Cassandra Profita OPB August 12, 2013 The city of Lake Oswego plans to double the amount of water it takes from the river and is building a larger intake system. Photo by Cassandra Profita/OPB On a nursery in Boring, researchers are demonstrating a new high-tech pesticide sprayer for a dozen growers. Oregon …