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!
Oregon’s Fish & Rivers Need Your Help!, February 10, 2017
The legislature’s Joint Ways and Means Committee is conducting hearings across Oregon to gather input on priorities for the 2017 through 2019 budget. It is critical that we support programs that protect Oregon’s rivers and manage our water supplies!
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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