Bend Bulletin - River conservancy awarded grant

The Deschutes River Conservancy will receive a $50,000 grant to develop a comprehensive water management strategy.

The grant will be awarded through the Bureau of Reclamation’s WaterSMART Cooperative Watershed Management Program.

The
conservancy will work with the Deschutes Water Alliance to improve
in-stream flows and provide more reliable water supplies to farmers. The
organizations will also work to meet future municipal water demands.

— Bulletin staff reports