Water management and conservation

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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

Oregon WaterWise for the Westside

Covers reasons to be concerned about WaterWise issues in Western Oregon.

Linda R. McMahan | Jun 2014 | Presentation

WaterWise Gardening

Information on gardening techniques and recommended plants for water conservation and general watershed health.

Jul 2018 | Collection

Candace Stoughton - Water Conservation

Candace Stoughton, Low Impact Development Specialist, gives a tour of the East Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District building and the many demonstration projects on the grounds that soak up stormwater

May 2018 | Video

To grasp water scarcity, OSU researchers probe links between human and natural systems

A big OSU-based modeling study captures the fine-level interactions between nature and people

Gail Wells | Oct 23, 2017 | News Story

OSU model shows modest increases in urban water use in Willamette Valley

An acre of irrigated farmland uses more water than an acre of land for housing

Chris Branam | Oct 4, 2017 | News Story