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Governor John A. Kitzhaber's Administration

Record Series Descriptions

Water Policy Advisor Records
1998-2002
Office/Function: Natural Resource Office
6 cubic feet
Arrangement: By subject; thereunder by folder title

Records document the actions of the water policy advisor in the governor’s Natural Resource Office. Subjects include Columbia River channel deepening, water quality, Oregon Plan for Salmon and Watersheds, Endangered Species Act, Deschutes River, Portland Harbor, and others. Records include correspondence, reports, memoranda, legislation, maps, notes, e-mails, press clippings, compact disks, and related documents. Many of the records are publications and copies of reports from elsewhere.

Container List

Box 1
1. Environmental Protection Agency re: Water Quality
2. Water Quality Temperature Standards
3. Upper Klamath Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL)
4. Clean Water Act, Section 303(d) 2002
5. Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDL)
6. Total Maximum Daily Load Regulations
7. Environmental Protection Agency’s “Watershed Initiatives” Grant
8. Burnt River Water Temperature Study
9. Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) for Lower Columbia River Total Dissolved Gas, September 2002
10. “Testing the Waters: A Guide to Water Quality at Vacation Beaches” National Resources Defense Council, July 2002
11. “Draft Tilamook Bay Watershed Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL)” January 2001
12. “DRAFT Nestucca Bay Watershed Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL)” December 2001
13. “Draft Western Hood Subbasin Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL)” July 2001
14. 4(d) Programmatic Appeal
15. Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) John Day Watershed Restoration Program
16. Salmon Memorandum of Understanding (Natural Resources Conservation Services—NRCS)
17. “Evaluation of Selected Watershed Councils” Report, January 2000
18. Oregon Technical Advisory Committee (OTAC) 2002 Farm Bill
19. Oregon Soil and Water Conservation District Guidebook, March 2002
20. Legislative Concepts 2003
21. Legislative Concepts 2002

Box 2
1. Umatilla Basin Project Phase III
2. Umatilla Basin Project, Bureau of Reclamation Draft Biological Opnion, 5 April 2002
3. Community Water Supply Group & OAR Chapter 690, Divisions 315 & 86
4. Water Watch Klamath Basin Withdrawal Petition, 2002
5. Steens / Home Creek Instream Water Rights
6. Walla Walla, Milton Ditch
7. Gov. Kitzhaber’s Speech to ABA’s 20th Annual Water Law Conference
8. Western States Water Council
9. Tumalo Irrigation District
10. Senior Stakeholders Meeting on Climate and Water Policy, 20 March 2002
11. Water Resources Commission Workshop, 14 December 2000
12. Klamath Basin Water Right Adjudication
13. SB 93
14. “Strategic Plan for Managing Oregon’s Water Resources, 2001-2003”
15-16. Deschutes Basin Water Management / Allocation, 1999-2000
17. Water Resources Department Budgets, Legislation, Agendas
18. Water Resources Department: Assorted Water Management Cases
19. Final Environmental Assessment, Upper Division Baker Project (Bureau of Reclamation) August 2001
20. Draft Environmental Assessment, Owyhee Irrigation District (Bureau of Reclamation) September 2001
21. “Municipal Water Management in Oregon Coastal Communities” (Oregon State University) September 2000
22. Aquatic Herbicides: Mutual Agreement and Order / National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System
23. Oregon Agreement—Water Quality Project
24. Toxins
25. Department of Environmental Quality re: Water Quality
26. Confined Animal Feeding Operations (CAFO) vis-à-vis Water Regulations
27. 2002 Farm Bill Water Conservation Problems
28. “Oregon’s Watershed Management Partnerships” Report by Ross and Associates Environmental Consulting, 1999
29. Willamette Restoration Initiative

Box 3
1. Columbia Channel Deepening—Mouth of Columbia River Channel Maintenance
2. Columbia Channel Deepening—State Agency Review
3. Columbia Channel Deepening—Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement
4. Columbia Channel Deepening—Lower Columbia Provincial Review
5. Columbia Channel Deepening—Lower Columbia River General Investigations Study
6. Columbia Channel Deepening—U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Biological Assessment
7. Columbia Channel Deepening—Lower Columbia River Estuary Program Conservation / Management Plan
8-9. Columbia Channel Deepening—Draft Environmental Impact Statement
10. Columbia Channel Deepening—Final Environmental Impact Statement
11. Columbia Channel Deepening—Biological Opinions
12-14. Columbia Channel Deepening—Background Information & Materials
15. Columbia Channel Deepening—Communications
16. Columbia Channel Deepening—U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Materials, assorted
17. Columbia Channel Deepening—1996-1999
18. Columbia Channel Deepening—Environmental Impact Statement Reports from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Box 4
1. Draft Site Investigation Work Plan Port of Portland Dredge Material Disposal Ross Island, Volume I, 4 March 1999
2. Draft Site Investigation Work Plan Port of Portland Dredge Material Disposal Ross Island, Volume II, Appendices A-C
3. Draft Site Investigation Work Plan Port of Portland Dredge Material Disposal Ross Island, Volume II, Appendices D-G
4. Portland Harbor Sediment Management Plan, June 1999
5. Portland Harbor Sediment Management Plan, Supporting Materials
6. Portland Harbor Sediment Management Plan, Appendices, June 1999
7-8. Healthy Streams Partnership
9. Healthy Streams Partnership Background Information
10-12. Deschutes Mitigation
13. Healthy Streams Partnership Technical Assistance—For the Sake of Salmon
14. Oregon Department of Agriculture Soil and Water Conservation District Questionnaire 2001
15. Deschutes Basin Mitigation Rules Public Comments
16. Portland Harbor Superfund Listing
17. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) National Priorities List (NPL) Listing of Harbor Oil
18. Portland Harbor—Efforts to Avoid Superfund Listing
19. Senate Bill 1010—Water Quality Management Plans for Agriculture
20. SB 1010 Planning and Implementation Template, Oregon Agriculture Alliance
21. Hood River Agricultural Water Quality Management Area Plan
22. Upper Grande Ronde Subbasin Agricultural Water Quality Management Area Plan
23. Umpqua Agricultural Water Quality Management Area Plan
24. North Coast Basin Agricultural Water Quality Management Area Plan
25. Tualatin Basin Water Quality Management Plan
26. Molalla/Pudding/French Prairie/North Santiam Subbasins Agricultural Water Quality Management Area Plan

Box 5
1. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Standard Local Operating Procedures for Endangered Species (SLOPES)
2. 2002 Willamette River Basin Operating Plan, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
3. Regulatory Streamlining Workgroup
4. Farmers Irrigation District Fish Screen Project, Hood River
5. 2002 Legislative Special Session Budget
6. Oregon Agreement
7. Central Oregon Irrigation District Land Exchange
8. Cougar Dam
9. Division of State Lands (DSL) Clackamas County “Emerson Project”
10. Umpqua River Dredging
11. Garrison Lake, Port Orford
12. Health Division / Drinking Water
13. Oregon State University
14. State of the Deschutes 2001—Deschutes Resources Conservancy
15. Background Information / Reference Materials
16. Notes, Correspondence, Memos

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