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A review of scientific information on issues related to the use and management of water resources in the Pacific Northwest.Author(s): Fred H. Everest; Christina Kakoyannis; Laurie Houston; George Stankey; Jeffery Kline; Ralph Alig
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-595. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 128 p
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
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DescriptionFresh water is a valuable and essential commodity in the Pacific Northwest States, specifically Oregon, Washington, and Idaho, and one provided abundantly by forested watersheds in the region. The maintenance and growth of industrial, municipal, agricultural, and recreational activities in the region are dependent on adequate and sustainable supplies of fresh water from surface and ground-water sources. Future development, especially in the semiarid intermountain area, depends on the conservation and expansion of the region’s water resource. This synthesis reviews the state of our knowledge and condition of water resources in the Pacific Northwest.
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CitationEverest, Fred H.; Stouder, Deanna J.; Kakoyannis, Christina; Houston, Laurie; Stankey, George; Kline, Jeffery; Alig, Ralph. 2004. A review of scientific information on issues related to the use and management of water resources in the Pacific Northwest. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-595. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 128 p
KeywordsWater distribution, flow regimes, water demand, conflicts, tools, water use
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