River News

This winter has been a refreshing change from the recent past. Central Oregon’s snowpack is 138% of average. Skiers are ecstatic and irrigators look forward to plentiful water supplies this summer as the snowpack melts and releases water into our...
[caption id="attachment_508" align="aligncenter" width="665"] The Upper Deschutes shown closer to town at 553 cfs after recharge from tributaries and springs. Flows out of Wickiup are currently 103 cfs.[/caption] Beginning this winter, the Deschutes River will flow at a minimum of...
Community members gathered in waders, boots and rain jackets at Lava Island Falls last week to rescue thousands of fish in what's becoming an annual event. Each fall, streamflow in the Upper Deschutes from Wickiup Reservoir to Bend are reduced...