Snake Waterway - Klamath Stream Institutional Correlation.

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Source: Snake: IWRB, BOR Flow Augmentation Study, 1999; Klamath: ESU ... Snake River Development History. Upper Snake: 345 preoccupations, 41 achieves, 9 stores ...
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Snake River - Klamath River Institutional Comparison Richard Slaughter, Ph.D. Wear Reading, Ph.D. Atmosphere Impacts Group University of Washington

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Introduction How do elective institutional history and structures sway versatile limit and asset struggle determination? Then again, Are Markets an answer? Correlation of the Snake and Klamath waterways

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Source: OSU study, p 366

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Reservoir Storage (section of land feet)

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Water Diversions Source: Snake: IWRB, BOR Flow Augmentation Study, 1999; Klamath: ESU study, p. 46

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Irrigated Acreage * Water right: 3,000 cfs, around 900,000 AF more than 5 months

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Water Rights Adjudication Snake (source IDWR; BOR expansion study ch. 2) Begun 1987 142,000 cases (62,000 elements) 121,000 suggestions to date 104,000 preparatory pronouncements issued Tribal claims settled in 1990; soonest right Klamath (source OSU study, p. 79) Begun 1990; government/tribal cases 1996 700 cases, of which 400 are elected or tribal

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Source: OSU Klamath study

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Sources of anxiety Snake Irrigation development Drought ESA related Municipal/Industrial development Klamath Drought/ESA Municipal development

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Klamath history Klamath Project 1904, BOR Lands in the venture generally Class II and III 200,000 sections of land of lower esteemed area lie upstream from Upper Klamath Lake, are not part of the Project Before 2001, water shortage not regularly a sympathy toward irrigators.

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Klamath history, cont. ESA activity connected just to BOR The main transient managerial activity accessible was to cut off BOR customers in the Project

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Snake history Large scale private advancement from 1870 Federal, State help: Homestead Act, Carey Act, Reclamation Act Droughts an issue from 1916 Local, agreeable courses of action date from 1919 -High trust among Mormon ranchers -Committee of Nine, 1919 - present Conflicts after 1978 have delivered proceeded with advancement -Revised Prior Appropriation rules, made markets -Created administration apparatuses to decrease exchange cost Recent development is reaction to undermined shortening

Slide 19

Snake River Development History Upper Snake: 345 preoccupations, 41 achieves, 9 supplies

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ESA Events, Snake Petitions to list , 1990 "Salmon Summit" (Hatfield), outside ESA Sockeye and Chinook recorded, 1991-92 BIOP 1991 Ruled deficient BIOP 1995 1.2 m AF from Dworshack 237,000 AF from Brownlee 427,000 AF from Res. Upstream from Brownlee

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ESA, part II During momentum dry spell, 427,000 target has not been met No discharges the previous three years Suit undermined to void BIOP for Upper Snake Demands all water in-stream to meet stream focus at Lower Granite

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Gross misfortune from abbreviation Klamath, 2001: $87 million gross receipts, $33 million net (source: OSU study p. 379 (Jaeger)) Snake gross receipts: $3.5 billion (source: Jerome workshop)

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Loss Estimates (source OSU p. 379) Calculated Gross misfortune 2001: $87 million Ground water substitution: $13 million Adjusted gross effect: $74 million Estimated misfortune if a water market had been in place: $6 million

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Water exchange off and Market Opportunity: Klamath Source: OSU study, p. 240 (Burke)

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Objections to Water Market (Klamath Basin) "Won\'t work; will never happen" Fears that uprooting of water from water system to different uses will obliterate neighborhood ranch economies (OSU p. 382)

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Oregon Market Structure

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Oregon not completely appropriated New water rights might be acquired Groundwater assignment is energized in a few circumstances - moderate surface use State approved to fitting for instream utilize (1987)

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Effect of new innovation Oregon: Water Duty is that required to fill the planned need New innovation can bring about loss of right "Conservation recommendations" may recuperate a bit of the spared water for another utilization; part should go to instream Idaho: Water Duty is that required to fill the expected need utilizing the innovation as a part of presence at the season of the privilege Excess can be managed an account or leased to protect the privilege Effectively goes around "no extension of utilization"

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Water moves in Oregon Authorized exchanges for instream utilize 1987 Instream a "valuable use" Oregon Water Trust Transfers between clients (ORS 540.510 - 540.520) Department decides no harm Only whole right might be exchanged Portion not exchanged is lost Temporary exchanges are permitted Mitigation idea not very much created Critical to a business sector; exchange cost diminishment

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Oregon Proposal for Mitigation Water Bank Water Mitigation Bank Fund: The Department will suggest that the 2001 Legislature make the power for the Department to build up a water relief bank. The water bank would make a supply or "bank" of water that would be accessible for withdrawal by new water clients to moderate against harm to existing water rights and to secure and keep up streamflows to profit fish and natural life living space. The idea guarantees to enhance agreeable endeavors among private, philanthropic and open substances for the administration of surface and ground water assets. Besides, a water alleviation bank may offer a solid and powerful administrative structure for naturally satisfactory advancement of water assets.

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OREGON WATER TRUST SMITH-BARCLAY DITCH PROJECT Squaw Creek, Deschutes Basin of Central Oregon After fruition of the Eady exchange, three other water right holders (Frank and Marie Conklin, Denny and Marilyn Ebner, and Richard Mittry) sold their Smith-Barclay trench rights to OWT. Every one of the three consented to offer their rights to OWT in return for $1,000 to $1,500 a section of land. One of the landowners has changed over to a groundwater source, and OWT encouraged this procedure . The application to exchange these water rights to an instream right has been endorsed by the Oregon Water Resources Department. Deschutes County, the Deschutes Resources Conservancy and OWT financed the buy of these rights. No conjunctive administration

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DESCHUTES WATER EXCHANGE The DWE is a creative, non-benefit water financier committed to the rebuilding of streamflow in the Deschutes River. The Deschutes Water Exchange was established to set up business sector foundation for water rights, so that both ecological and agrarian water needs can be met. The Exchange energizes a full scope of water exchanges on the grounds that the improvement of a wide market for water ought to bring about a more proficient (and in this way less excessive) method for getting water for instream employments. By and by, the DWE gives water-related expense to administration help to private customers, putting all returns in the DRC mission of reestablishing streamflows and water quality in Deschutes Basin streams. The DWE likewise contributes specifically to rebuilding activities, whether through its own inititative, (for example, the yearly water renting program or the 2003 Ochoco Irrigation District Leasing Auction ) or through in-kind water rights help gave to the DRC or other preservation accomplices.

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Bureau of Reclamation In 2001, set up own inside water exchange process for the Klamath Basin: Accepted offers for 150 packages, up to $300 per section of land Covered 25% of whole Project : 16,525 sections of land Average $75 per AF Also, took offers for groundwater change Paid normal of $33 per AF

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Washington Market Structure

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WASHINGTON STATE A Water Resources Vision A favored future for water asset administration in Washington State A water market exists which replaces the requirement for and procedure of water portion – All water exchanges are enlisted and information frameworks guarantee full responsibility. Genuine expenses of water are distinguished in the framework - the business sector characterizes esteem, and esteem drives effectiveness and most extreme net advantages for utilization of water. The tenet of earlier assignment and specialist standards (helpful use, deserting/surrender) remain and are used inside the business sector. There are straightforward guidelines to guarantee reasonable monetary practices and to give methods to assessing and staying away from disability to other water rights. Assets to bolster the business sector and to deal with the regular asset base are gotten from a business sector exchange charge, an expense for water use, and/or through state subsidizing. A segment of the assets go to the nearby administration framework, and a bit to the state for administration of the regular asset base. Water for fundamental family and little business needs is sponsored in the business sector through reinvestment of a part of the charges. The neighborhood administration framework man ages the financed water steady with their territory use powers.

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Idaho Market Structure

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Water moves in Idaho Authorized exchanges Water keeping money a gainful utilize (1977) No damage to outsider Mitigation required Conjunctive administration with groundwater Established technique for deciding harm/relief Transferring party does not need to hold up under weight Hydrologic demonstrating used to decide alleviation Rental pools and water bank (1936 - 78) Global rental pool on upper Snake 2003

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Water Bank Conditions The proprietor/lessor recognizes the accompanying: 1. Installment to the proprietor/lessor is dependent upon the deal or rental of the privilege from the bank. 2 While a privilege is in the bank, the proprietor of the privilege may not utilize the privilege regardless of the fact that the privilege is not leased. 3. A privilege acknowledged into the bank stays in the bank until the Board discharges it or until the lease term lapses. 4. While a water right is in the bank, relinquishment arrangements are sat tight. 5. Acknowledgment of a directly into

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