Water Policy 2017-01-09T15:28:10+00:00

Water Policy Committee

Wheel line with flag in field

The Water Policy Steering Committee seeks appropriate management policies and policy-making processes for water supplies, use, storage, recharge and conservation.

Co-Chairs:
Commissioner Bill Elfering, Umatilla County
Commissioner Craig Pope, Polk County

AOC Staff:
Gil Riddell, policy manager

Resources

Committee Principles

Proposed 2017-19 Water Resources Dept. Budget

House Bill 4113 (2016) established a task force to review the State’s existing drought response tools, identify potential gaps, and make recommendations on tools and information needed to ensure that the State is prepared to respond during a drought in the future. Its final report is linked here.

Meeting Materials

DateMeeting PacketsAdditional MaterialsMinutes
May 8Meeting PacketAdditional Materials
April 10No Meeting
March 13Meeting Packet
February 13Meeting Packet
January 09Meeting PacketAdditional MaterialsMinutes
DateMeeting PacketsMinutes
December 12No Meeting
November 14No Meeting Minutes
October 10Meeting Packet
September 12Meeting PacketMinutes
AugustNo Meeting
JulyNo Meeting
JuneNo Meeting
May 9Meeting PacketMinutes
April 11 No Meeting
March 14Meeting PacketMinutes
February 1Meeting PacketMinutes
January 11Meeting PacketMinutes
DateMeeting PacketsMinutes
December 14No Meeting
November 18Meeting Packet
October 12Meeting PacketMinutes
September 14Meeting PacketMinutes
June 8Meeting Packet
May 11Meeting Packet
April 13Meeting Packet
March 9Meeting Packet
February 9Meeting Packet
January 12Meeting Packet
DateMeeting PacketsMinutes
December 8
October 13Meeting Packet
September 9
August 11
May 12Meeting Packet
April 14Meeting Packet
March 10Meeting PacketMinutes
February 17Meeting PacketMinutes
February 3Meeting PacketMinutes
January 13Meeting PacketMinutes