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Stories related to water

A basin sculpted by prehistoric floods faces the challenge of protecting its groundwater.
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Launched by a tsunami, hitchhiking organisms make landfall on an Oregon beach.
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Thousands of small dams are at the end of their licenses. Now what?
OSU researchers wade into the West’s largest wetland.
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Five years after a devastating drought split the community, Klamath Basin residents are working out a solution.
New tools allow scientists more precision in measuring water quality.
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Twenty years of negotiations among tribes and irrigators have created a plan to sustain both salmon and crops, and OSU researchers and graduates help make it happen.
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Hood River growers help tackle the problem of non-point pollution.
Long-term studies help ranchers manage cattle to protect streams.
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Farmers, fishermen and researchers on opposite sides of the state have joined forces to understand how to sustain wild salmon.