ODF Has Used Harrington Ponds for Fires

MEDFORD, Ore. — According to Oregon law, all water — including the rain and snow water — that Gary Harrington used are public and can only be collected with a permit. In the case of Mr. Harrington, obtaining a permit was not possible because the water in his ponds would filter into Big Butte Creek, … Continue reading »

Water Misuse Sentence Begins

MEDFORD, Ore. – An Eagle Point man is now behind bars after building three illegal reservoirs on property he on his former property to store rain water and snow melt. The legal problem is that Gary Harrington has been using those ponds to collect rainfall and snow melt. Harrington reported to Jackson County Jail this morning, … Continue reading »