The vision of the Water Resources Department is to assure sufficient and sustainable water supplies are available to meet current and future needs.
Mission Statement
The Department’s mission is to serve the public by practicing and promoting responsible water management through two key goals:

  • to directly address Oregon’s water supply needs, and
  • to restore and protect stream flows and watersheds in order to ensure the long-term sustainability of Oregon’s ecosystems, economy, and quality of life.

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