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Extreme Heat Reverses Benefits Of Oregon’s Above-Average Snowpack

OPB | Aug. 8, 2017 11:56 a.m. | Portland

The benefits of an above-average snowpack measured in most locations statewide earlier this year have yet to be fully realized due to extreme heat.

Fish & Wildlife | Water | Environment | News

Judge Orders More Water Releases From Klamath River Dams

OPB/EarthFix | Feb. 8, 2017 3:38 p.m.

A ruling released Wednesday says additional water is needed on the Klamath River to flush out parasites causing deadly disease outbreaks in salmon.

Fish & Wildlife | Environment | Water | Agriculture

Klamath Farmers Look For Compensation For 16-Year-Old Irrigation Cuts

OPB/EarthFix | Jan. 30, 2017 6:15 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

Lawsuit could lead to compensation and a change in the legal status of water rights in the drought-stricken West.

Water | Environment | Agriculture | Flora and Fauna

Agreement Reached To Help Oregon's Spotted Frog

OPB/EarthFix | Oct. 28, 2016 4:49 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

Oregon spotted frog population has continued to decline as it's traditional habitat shrinks.

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Normal Water Levels In Owyhee For 1st Time In 4 Years

AP | March 23, 2016 10:38 a.m. | Ontario, Oregon

After suffering years of drought, farmers irrigating from the Owyhee Reservoir will see normal water levels in 2016.

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OSU Researchers Give Dry Farming A Try

Capital Press | Aug. 31, 2015 9:41 a.m. | Corvallis, Oregon

Oregon State University Extension office is showing farmers how to grow crops without irrigation.

Water | Science | Land use | Fish & Wildlife | Environment | Sustainability | Oregon Field Guide

Lake Abert Dries Up

OPB | March 19, 2015 8 p.m.

Oregon’s third largest lake dried up. Is more than drought to blame?

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Herald and News: Klamath Irrigators ‘Not Out Of The Woods Yet’

The Klamath Falls Herald and News | Aug. 27, 2014 1:13 p.m. | Klamath Falls, Oregon

Continued water conservation efforts could help Klamath Project irrigators still receiving water deliveries make it to the end of the growing season.

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Herald and News: Rough Water Year Ending In Klamath Basin

The Klamath Falls Herald and News | Oct. 16, 2013 12:21 a.m. | Klamath Falls, Oregon

Irrigation stops for 2013, but concerns continue; 350 water users shut off

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Federal Water Rules Worry Oregon Farmers

OPB | Aug. 20, 2013 1:37 p.m. | Talent, Oregon

A U.S. effort to prevent food contaminations before they happen has small Oregon farmers concerned about their bottom line.

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A Drop to Drink

OPB | April 15, 2008 9 a.m.

How would you divide up water for the future?