Basin Drought May Lead to Water Shut-Off

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The state is preparing for the likelihood of shutting off irrigation water to many of the 200 farms and ranches in the upper Klamath Basin because of the drought conditions The Klamath Tribes have taken control of senior water rights in the region for the first time in a century. Representatives … Continue reading »

Klamath Tribes’ Water Rights Approved

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Klamath tribes may soon have the upper hand to water rights in the Upper Klamath Basin. The tribes have debated the scare water resources between fish and farms for a long time. Oregon Water Resources found the tribes’ claim on Upper Klamath Lake and its tributaries dates back further than records … Continue reading »