Miles Creek Subbasin Total Maximum Daily Load Implementation Plan

As part of the Wasco County 2040 Goal 5 work, Wasco County Planning staff will be finalizing an implementation plan for the Miles Creek Subbasin Total Maximum Daily Load. This work is required by the State Department of Environmental Quality and supports planning efforts to reduce development and activity that increases pollution in the creeks … Continue reading Miles Creek Subbasin Total Maximum Daily Load Implementation Plan

Water Conservation Public Input Results

Thank you to all participants at events and online!  We got great feedback from people on how to leverage the land use planning program to help support conservation of water resources. Results from the survey are closely aligned with what we heard at events; by in large, the community emphasized incentives and education as the … Continue reading Water Conservation Public Input Results

Water Conservation and Farms

During the 2017 Vision work sessions, water was identified by the community as a priority for strategic planning.  In May and June, during our 2018 road show series, water conservation ideas or other strategies related to water resources will be a topic of discussion. The Oregon Water Resources Department (OWRD) manages water supply needs and rights, … Continue reading Water Conservation and Farms