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.

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