In the Media

September 30, 2011 – Bend Bulletin – Preserve Bend’s water source

In Bend, we are blessed with an abundant supply of some of the finest drinking water in the United States. Our water comes from two sources: yearly, about half from groundwater, pumped to the surface with wells; and about half from Bridge Creek, originating from springs high up in the Cascades.

September 27, 2011 – DRC News – Deschutes River Conservancy a thought leader in water conservation

The Deschutes River Conservancy regularly serves as a resource for regional groups seeking to learn from the successes of the collaborative restoration model in the Deschutes Basin. Recently, the DRC hosted tours for two delegations from Colorado and Arizona who were interested in seeing how agricultural and environmental interests can work together to solve long-term water needs.