Klamath Dams

Klamath Water Settlements (Anew)

Dec 9, 2013
Gary Halvorson/Oregon State Archives

Water and timber, timber and water. 

The major environmental issues of our region usually involved one or the other. 

US Fish & Wildlife

For decades, farmers and ranchers have engaged in a bitter tug-of-war with fishermen and Indian tribes over scarce water supplies in the Klamath Basin. Now, government officials and stakeholders have announced the broad outlines of an agreement they say could finally bring peace to the region.