Water and River News Updates

Collected and curated media Articles about the water and rivers in the western united states

 

 

 

Aug 14, 2018 - Bend Bulletin - Guest column: Editorial on dam lawsuit missed vital context

Guest column: Editorial on dam lawsuit missed vital context

On Aug. 10, The Bulletin published an editorial applauding the U.S. District Court’s recent decision to dismiss the Deschutes River Alliance’s Clean Water Act lawsuit against Portland General Electric. Unfortunately, that editorial, in excusing ongoing exceedances of water-quality requirements at the Pelton Round Butte Hydroelectric Project, is missing some important context.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aug 01, 2018 - The Source Weekly - Enjoy Protect Respect

Enjoy Protect Respect

Standing amid 150 volunteers below the Riverbend Park shelter, Kolleen Miller details the evolution of the 22nd annual Deschutes River Clean-Up, hosted by the Upper Deschutes Watershed Council. As the Education Director for the UDWC, Miller has led this seasonal effort for 16 years.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jul 09, 2018 - KTVZ - With temps set to soar, Bend offers WaterWise tips

With temps set to soar, Bend offers WaterWise tips

Weather forecasters are predicting significant increases in temperatures in Central Oregon this week. While this is common for Central Oregon, the City of Bend is encouraging all residents to use water wisely outdoors. The majority of water use in Bend this time of year is outdoor use, such as landscape irrigation.