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Twelve Simple Things You Can Do to Protect Your Well Water / Doce pasos sencillos para proteger su agua de pozo

Practical tips on protecting well water. Consejos prácticos para proteger el agua del pozo.

Chrissy Lucas, Maggie Livesay | Mar 2021 | OSU Extension Catalog

Water, Economics, and Climate Change in the Willamette Basin, Oregon

Climate change, population growth, and income growth have the potential to significantly affect the availability and use of water in the Willamette River Basin (WRB). The Willamette Water 2100 project (WW2100) was motivated in ...

William Jaeger | Jan 2021 | OSU Extension Catalog

Water-wise Gardening in Central Oregon

You can have a colorful and beautiful landscape while conserving water and saving time, energy and money. Learn innovative conservation techniques for water-wise gardening, or xeriscaping, in central Oregon. Full plant lists give you...

Amy Jo Detweiler | Jun 2020 | OSU Extension Catalog

Water Systems: Taking Care of a Precious Resource

These best practices for wells, ponds and other water systems can help you secure a safe, reliable water supply and help to ensure that we protect our streams, lakes and groundwater. This is one of a series of Rural ...

Rachel Werling | Dec 2019 | OSU Extension Catalog

Keys to Water-efficient Landscapes

This 1-page infographic explains how to efficiently water different parts of your home landscape.

Brooke Edmunds | Dec 2019 | OSU Extension Catalog

It Pays to Water Wisely

This 1-page infographic outlines how to conserve water in your garden by irrigating appropriately.

Brooke Edmunds | Dec 2019 | OSU Extension Catalog

New analysis reveals challenges for drought management in Oregon’s Willamette River Basin

In Oregon’s Willamette River Basin, managing water scarcity would be more effective if conservation measures were introduced in advance and upstream from the locations where droughts are likely to cause shortages, according to a new study.

Chris Branam | Jul 15, 2019 | News story

Land Steward Management Guidelines: Water Systems

Rachel Werling | Apr 2019 | OSU Extension Catalog

Infiltration Testing: Low-impact development fact sheet

One of the first steps in siting a low-impact development facility is infiltration testing. Infiltration tests estimate the rate at which runoff will infiltrate, or pass through, native soil. An infiltration test, in essence, ...

Derek Godwin | Aug 2018 | OSU Extension Catalog

Don’t neglect to water garden in summer

Watering correctly will keep your garden thriving in hot weather.

Kym Pokorny | Jul 6, 2018 | News story