River conservancy awarded grant

October 9, 2012
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.

Theconservancy will work with the Deschutes Water Alliance to improvein-stream flows and provide more reliable water supplies to farmers. Theorganizations will also work to meet future municipal water demands.

— Bulletin staff reports

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