2018 Collaborative Planning For Our Water Future

Posted by Bridget Callahan on March 8, 2018

May 9-10, 2018 in Bend, Oregon


​In partnership with the Oregon Water Resources Department (OWRD), Sustainable Northwest hosted a full-day event in Bend, Oregon bringing together key participants and stakeholders for the "Collaborative Planning for Our Water Future."

This was the second annual planning convening in Oregon, where attendees engaged in peer-to-peer learning, connected with regional experts in water and collaboration, and exchanged ideas on important water issues facing Oregon.

Resources and Reports

Place Based Planning Presentations:

Oregon Water Resources Department Welcome

Lower John Day Pilot Retrospective

Harney County Pilot Retrospective

Mid-Coast Pilot Retrospective

Upper Grande Ronde Retrospective, Lessons Learned

Oregon Water Resources Department:

Oregon Water Resources Department Planning Step 3 Guidance

Oregon Water Resources Department Planning Step 3 Tool box

Oregon Water Resources Department Tasks, Deliverables, and Outcomes

Oregon Water Resources Department Staff Report, August 2017

Oregon Water Resources Department Initial Request for Letters of Interest, 2015

H2Oregon Water Assessment Toolbox

Additional Resources:

West Virginia Water Resources Management Plan Mapping Tool

Oregon Department of Environmental Quality Heat Source Modeling Tool

Oregon's Kitchen Table (Crowdfunding platform) 

Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board Partnership Learning Project Report, July 2017

Washington Department of Ecology Yakima River Basin Integrated Planning web page

Yakima River Basin Integrated Water Management Plant

Climate Impacts Research Consortium (CIRC) web page

Natural Resources Conservation Services (NRCS) Economic Tools

This event was brought to you by Oregon Water Resource Department and Sustainable Northwest.

This event was made possible with support from the Oregon Community Foundation, Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board, and our organizational sponsor, Ochoco Lumber Company