This article was published on: 07/8/21 4:04 PM
Drought Management Tools and Market Solutions for Unprecedented Times
Drought in the West has gone from bad to the worst. While conservation and market reallocation of water rights aren’t a panacea, they are two of the most valuable tools we have to make the most of our limited water supplies – and the Deschutes Basin is taking full advantage of them.
In the third episode of the Western Water Market Podcast, DRC’s Kate Fitzpatrick catches up with host Western Water Market Postcast host, Kristina Ribellia, to unpack Central Oregon’s drought situation, including efforts to prepare for and respond to unprecedented years like this.
This isn’t just a model for the West – it’s a call to action. If you can forgo irrigating with your water rights or irrigation district shares, there is a good chance someone is in need and will be interested in leasing them.
Click below to listen.