July 9, 2007
Please accept the following as an invitation to attend a meeting
of the Klamath River Compact Commission. It will convene on July
12th 2007 from 7:00 to 9:00 PM in the Klamath County Court House
Community Room located at 316 Main Street in Klamath Falls,
Agenda items will include activity updates from Oregon
Commissioner Phillip Ward, California Commissioner Dwight Russell
and Compact Chairman Debra Crisp.
Greg Addington, Klamath Water Users Executive Director will give
an overview of the Settlement Negotiations process. An update on
the Long Lake Storage project will be presented by Pablo Arroyave,
Bureau of Reclamation Klamath Project Area Manager and Jon Hicks,
Bureau of Reclamation Klamath Project Planning Division Chief.
The Klamath River Basin Compact was ratified by the States of
Oregon and California in April 1957. Enacted by the 85th Congress
the Compact was signed by President Eisenhower on August 30, 1957.
Major purposes of the Compact, with respect to the water resources
of the Klamath Basin, are to facilitate and promote the orderly,
integrated and comprehensive development, use, conservation and
control for various purposes. These include domestic use,
irrigation, protection and enhancement of fish and wildlife,
industrial purposes, hydroelectric power production, navigation
and flood prevention.
More information about the Klamath River Basin Compact is
available at www.onebasin.org or www.klamathbasincrisis.org.
For questions or comments please contact Chairman Crisp at the
Klamath River Compact Commission office, cell phone or home
Debra L. Crisp, Chairman Klamath River Compact Commission
6600 Washburn Way Klamath Falls, Oregon 97603
(541) 880-2576 office
(541) 471-9540 home office
(541) 218-6505 cell phone email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org