Deschutes River Conservancy News

Snowpack and Water Supply Report – January 2021

  If you’ve been up to the mountains lately, you’ve likely rejoiced in the fact that the snow is much better this year than last. To put some numbers to it, according to the NRCS…

Thank you for your support, Mirror Pond Solutions!

2020 has been a difficult year for so many businesses and nonprofits. Despite these hardships, we are able to press on thanks to the generosity of foundations, local businesses and individual friends of the river.…

Breaking Ground on Water Conservation

Central Oregon Irrigation District has broken ground on their next large-scale piping project. This project is a key component of the basin-wide efforts to restore flow in the Upper Deschutes River. In their release below,…

Why are Middle Deschutes flows so low in the fall?

You’ve probably noticed that flows in the Deschutes River are dropping above and below Bend. Flows in the Middle Deschutes have dropped substantially. This is the section of the river that runs downstream from Bend…