Deschutes River Conservancy News

Reflections on Water in Central Oregon

This year we are celebrating the completion of a 10-year water conservation project with Three Sisters Irrigation District (TSID) to pipe their main canal in Sisters, Oregon. Together with other water purchases over the past…

What Makes the Deschutes Tick?

Things have been heating up in Bend and the summer tourist season seems to be in full swing.  Last weekend, I decided to head up to Wickiup Reservoir to get away from the crowds and…

Upper Deschutes Basin Study Summer 2018 Update

The Upper Deschutes River Basin Study, a 3-year study focused on meeting water needs in our basin, will be complete in September 2018. The study identifies water needs for rivers, agriculture and growing communities in…

Rain, Snow and River Flows

If you’re like me, the transition to summer over the past month has been a welcome one!  In Oregon, summer not only means longer, warmer days but also less wet stuff falling from the sky. …