Profile: One of the West’s most dramatic water battles is heating up

Profile: One of the West’s most dramatic water battles is heating up By Jeff Brady Weekend Edition Sunday, National Public Radio May 08, 2005   LIANE HANSEN, host: As summer nears, one of the West’s most dramatic water battles is heating up again. Four years ago, in the Klamath Basin region, along the Oregon-California border, farmers protested after the federal …

Officials Say Rules will Limit Groundwater Impacts

Officials Say Rules will Limit Groundwater Impacts By Dylan Darling Klamath Falls Herald & News October 28, 2004   Tapping into aquifers below the Klamath Basin is a Band-aid, but not a long-term solution, leading Oregon water officials said Thursday. But, they said, permits for pumping will flow. Dan Thorndike, chair of the Oregon Water Resources Commission, said the state …