January 15, 2019: OWC Annual Meeting

OWC will hold its Annual Meeting on January 15th. Speakers include J.R. Cook and Craig Reeder, the director and chair of the Northeast Oregon Water Association, respectively, Karen Lewotsky of the Oregon Environmental Council, and April Snell of the Oregon Water Resources Congress. RSVP now at hermistonchamber.com.

maY 8, 2018: WATER RIGHTS 102

The Oregon Water Coalition will host April Snell, Executive Director of the Oregon Water Resources Congress, for a Water Rights 102 workshop on Tuesday, May 8 from 7:00-8:30pm in the Altrusa-Rotary Room at the Hermiston Conference Center. The workshop will give participants a basic overview of irrigation districts in Oregon. You can RSVP here. Please email marika@oregonwatercoalition.org with any questions. 


February 27, 2018: water rights 101

Based on feedback from attendees at OWC's January Annual Meeting, OWC will be hosting another water rights workshop. "Water Rights 101" is intended to give a basic overview of water rights terminology and concepts to participants. It will be held on February 27 from 7:00pm-8:15pm in the Altrusa-Rotary Room at the Hermiston Conference Center. 


JANUARY 23, 2018: Annual meeting & water rights workshop

OWC will host its 2018 Annual Meeting and conference from 7:30am-12pm on January 23, 2018 at the Hermiston Agricultural & Research Extension Center. The half-day event will feature updates on local water issues as well as a two hour "water rights bootcamp" led by attorney Laura A Schroeder of Schroeder Law Offices. You can view the agenda here and you can RSVP here. To learn more, email Marika, marika@oregonwatercoalition.org.  


May 25, 2017 Annual meeting and spring water summit

Full event recap can be found here. The Oregon Water Coalition held its annual meeting on Thursday, May 25 from 8:00am-12:00pm. Speakers included David Filippi, who gave an update for irrigators on relevant legislation,  JR Cook, who presented updates about NOWA and the Regional Water Project, and OWRD's Justin Iverson, who gave an overview of revised rules in the Walla Walla subbasin. View the full agenda here