Water Resources Department Records Guide
Record Series Descriptions
Administrative Correspondence and Reports
1.8 cubic feet
Arrangement: Alphabetical by name of correspondent or topic
Series documents communications between agency officials, primarily the Policy and Planning Division and the Water Policy Review Board. The main subject covered is the use of water and state policy concerning water use. Series contains letters, memos and press releases; correspondence and reports of various projects and committees studying the use of Columbia River water; and letters drafted by the department for Governor Robert W. Straub's signature in response to citizen comments and inquiries relating to water use and water projects. Topics covered by these records include irrigation, water resource management, and the conservation of water and other natural resources.