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Stricter Groundwater Regulations Contemplated for Oregon

By Mateusz Perkowski  |  June 17, 2022  | Capital Press Oregon water regulators want to impose stricter rules for drilling new irrigation wells next year to preserve groundwater levels and prevent over-pumping. A preliminary analysis of available data suggests that little groundwater across the state is available for new allocations, said Ivan Gall, field services division administrator at the state’s …