Time to Take Action
Our Klamath Basin Water Crisis
Upholding rural Americans' rights to grow food,
own property, and caretake our wildlife and natural resources.





The Board of Directors of the Klamath Water and Power Agency (“KWAPA”) will hold a public meeting at the office of the Klamath Irrigation District, 6640 KID Lane, Klamath Falls, Oregon, on Thursday, January 15, 2009, commencing at 1:00 pm.


The agenda includes approval of the minutes of the October 29, 2009 board meeting; discussion and approval of a process for interviewing candidates for the position of executive director of KWAPA and selecting an executive director; consideration and approval of an agreement with Klamath Water Users Association to provide support services to KWAPA until such time as KWAPA has hired its own staff; discussion and update of the WUMP Agreement with the USDI Bureau of Reclamation; water bank development and implementation process; discussion of the request for proposals for accounting services; appointment of an insurance agent of record; and other business that may come before the board.


KWAPA is an interstate, intergovernmental agency formed to: (1) develop and implement a plan to align water supply and demand for the districts and landowners generally within the Klamath Reclamation Project on an annual and ongoing basis, conduct investigations related to the management of water resources, and generally act to provide beneficial water management; and (2) to coordinate studies relating to the acquisition of generation and transmission facilities for electrical energy, coordinate transmission service over various facilities, including those of the United States and the charges for such transmission service and the policies governing such transmission, coordinate and maintain reserve generating and transmitting capacity, coordinate the sale of surplus capacity of energy, coordinate the purchase of energy and the allocation of tax credits, funds, and other resources available to offset the cost of electrical energy, and provide coordination in the realization of benefits of any program or activity intended to minimize the overall cost of electricity for irrigation and drainage in the Klamath Reclamation Project.


William M. Ganong

Attorney at Law

514 Walnut Ave.

Klamath Falls, OR 97601

Home Contact


              Page Updated: Thursday May 07, 2009 09:14 AM  Pacific

             Copyright © klamathbasincrisis.org, 2009, All Rights Reserved