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Diverse Coalition Celebrates Landmark Upper Rogue Valley Water Plan Sept. 26, 2012
WaterWatch and allies celebrate launch of responsible, economically viable plan to get cooler, cleaner water in streams, more reliable water supplies for farmers, and better habitat for salmon and steelhead in the upper Rogue River Valley.

35 Organizations Sound Alarm on Klamath Water Sept. 24, 2012
WaterWatch joins other wildlife advocates to urge Obama administration to provide much-needed water to Klamath Basin National Wildlife Refuges during critical fall migration period.

Sens. Merkley & Wyden & Gov. Kitzhaber Announce Crooked River Water Agreement July 31, 2012
WaterWatch helps craft legislation providing significant improvements for fish and river habitat in the beloved Crooked River, joins Oregon leaders in hailing the landmark pact.
Victory for McKenzie River as Judge Rules Against Water Speculators April 30, 2012

In a victory for WaterWatch and the McKenzie River, an Administrative Law Judge has proposed that the state deny a water right permit application that would allow a private company to profit through speculation on one of the public’s most valuable resources – water – in one of the state’s most iconic waterways. The proposal awaits a final decision by the Oregon Water Resources Department.

26 Organizations Sound Alarm on Klamath Water March 27, 2012
A coalition of over two dozen national, regional and local conservation groups, today called on Interior Secretary Ken Salazar to ensure Tule Lake and Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuges (NWRs) are not allowed to go dry this spring and summer.

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