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Water Planning

Water Planning

Water planning is a critical component to securing Oregon’s instream and out-of-stream water future in the face of increasing water scarcity and uncertainty.  Through planning you can understand your water situation and identify solutions to water challenges.

A statewide framework for addressing instream and out-of-stream water needs, including water quantity, water quality, and ecosystem needs.

Access data and create a water report for an area of interest within Oregon. The report includes information about water quality, water quantity, water rights and much more.

Check out places currently undertaking integrated and collaborative water resources planning and implementation at a basin or regional scale.

Articles & Stories

In December 2017, the Water Resources Commission adopted Oregon’s Integrated Water Resources...
Oregon Water Stories is a project designed by Professor Melissa Haeffner for the 2018 Freshman...
The 10-Year Plan for Oregon created by Governor Kitzhaber in August 2011, identifies Healthy...
A fundamental component of the watershed restoration in Oregon is voluntary action by private...
The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (ODEQ) has established water quality standards to...

Maps and Tools

The Oregon Water Map Viewer report aggregates water data for a selected area of interest. The... more

Data Collections

The Oregon Spatial Data Library... more