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US House moves to block spill of dam water to aid salmon
US House moves to block spill of dam water to aid salmon
The U.S. House approved a bill that would effectively stop the spilling of water from four Pacific Northwest dams to help migrating salmon reach the Pacific Ocean.

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OWRD to hold groundwater workshops in Klamath County
OWRD to hold groundwater workshops in Klamath County
Oregon Water Resources Department staff will be on hand to explain the new rules and answer questions during each of the three open houses.
Late storms brighten SW Oregon water outlook
Late storms brighten SW Oregon water outlook
Several snow storms in the mountains and rain showers in the valleys during March and into April have been key in improving the region’s water conditions.
Vote Expected Soon On Bill To Protect Snake River Dams
Breaching the Lower Snake River dams in southeastern Washington has been a heated debate for decades.
Sea lion relocation proves futile in protecting fish at Willamette Falls
Sea lion relocation proves futile in protecting fish at Willamette Falls
Savvy sea lions continue to prey on vulnerable salmon and steelhead runs at Willamette Falls, even after wildlife officials tried relocating 10 of the animals to a beach on the Oregon Coast more than 200 miles away.
High court grills Washington lawyers on tribal treaty rights
High court grills Washington lawyers on tribal treaty rights
Supreme Court tries to pin down what consittutes "substantial degradation" of fish runs
Snohomish Conservation District honors farmers
Snohomish Conservation District honors farmers
Snohomish Conservation District hands out awards
Deal approves $216 million for Idaho utility’s expenses
Idaho officials have approved an agreement allowing a utility company's $216.5 million in relicensing expenses for a three-dam hydroelectric project on the Snake River on the Idaho-Oregon border
OWRD approves emergency rules for Klamath Basin
OWRD approves emergency rules for Klamath Basin
The Oregon Water Resources Commission has approved emergency temporary rules granting preferences to water rights for human consumption in Klamath County, as well as livestock watering in the Williamson River Basin.
Judge: Oregon farmer liable for Clean Water Act violation
Judge: Oregon farmer liable for Clean Water Act violation
A judge has found that Oregon farmer Bill Case should be held liable for violating the Clean Water Act without a jury trial.
Threatened ground squirrel may impact dam project
Threatened ground squirrel may impact dam project
Idaho Water Resource Board approves $30,000 study of mitigation options for dam reservoir expansion.

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