The River in the News

Articles that have appeared in the media about the Deschutes Basin and
the Deschutes River Conservancy.


Apr 22, 2012 - Bend Bulletin - A riverbank transformed

A riverbank transformed

Over the past 15 years, the banks of the Deschutes River through the Old Mill District have seen a dramatic transformation — and I am not talking about the development of retail stores, restaurants, offices and entertainment venues.











Mar 06, 2012 - Cascade Business News - Bend May Change Course on City Water Project

Bend May Change Course on City Water Project

What may come as a surprise to residents who have supported the City of Bend’s original Surface Water Improvement Project slated to cost about $68 million, city councilors are now considering cutting the project cost in half by delaying the water filtration system construction and not building the hydropower facility slated to generate renewable energy.