Advocating for Reform at the State Capitol
Water law is primarily state law. WaterWatch works at the Oregon State Capitol to provide a voice for healthy rivers and sound water policies. Please check back here for more information, updates, and alerts!
Help Stop a Major Threat to Oregon’s Rivers and Fish, April 26, 2017
HB 2099 will roll back protections for Oregon rivers, salmon, steelhead, and other native fish. The 40 member organizations of the Oregon Conservation Network (OCN) consider HB 2099 a Major Threat to Oregon’s Environment, a designation reserved for OCN’s highest level of opposition.
Stop the Drain on Oregon’s Groundwater, August 31, 2016
Please read The Oregonian’s landmark special report on the state’s groundwater crisis here, then join us in asking state water managers, our Governor, and our state legislature to take action now on key measures to help solve this problem.
Add Your Voice to Protect Oregon’s Rivers
Grassroots support and public participation are essential to reforming the antiquated laws and policies that degrade our waterways. Add your voice to the call for change – contact your lawmakers and please sign up for WaterWatch’s email action network, RiverAction, today.
Oregon Conservation Network Common Agenda
WaterWatch has served on the Steering Committee of the Oregon Conservation Network and the Priorities for a Healthy Oregon.
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