Disclaimer of Liability

The data presented by and available through this web site consists of information from a variety of private, local, state, and federal agencies and non-governmental organizations, which is integrated into a single web location (i.e., portal) for the Klamath Basin, southern Oregon and northern California. This website is provided as a public service by Klamath County, Oregon, as a cooperative effort with these private, local, state, and federal agencies and non-governmental organizations (the "Participants"). Neither the Participants nor any other entity providing access to information through this web site, nor any of the Participant's employees, Consultants or Subcontractors, make any warranty, express or implied, including the fitness of the information for a particular purpose, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, usefulness of any information, product, or process disclosed, or represents that its use would not infringe on privately owned rights. The user of this application assumes all responsibility and risk for the use of the information for any decision made as a result of this information, available from this server and the Internet in general. The user alone is responsible for the application and interpretation of this information and is responsible for use consistent with an appropriate level of caution.

Demonstration Project

This is a DEMONSTRATION application initiated by Klamath County, Oregon, with the express purpose of applying and evaluating new and emerging technologies in an effort to share information pertaining to water supply, natural resource and social and economic issues associated with water and resources management in the Klamath Basin. The vision is a common base of information to guide discussion, debate and resolution of the complex economic, social, and resource management issues within the Basin. The development of this demonstration application is guided by a formal document which identifies various future tools and applications. Those interested in participating may contact the Klamath County Public Works Department (lhickey @ co.klamath.or.us).


The user formally acknowledges that this is a DEMONSTRATION application and acknowledges and accepts the Disclaimer of Liability upon entering or using components of this application.

Klamath Basin DSS

Grant Overview

Dr. Nancy Bellers-Simms, Program Manager for the Sectoral Applications Research Program (SARP) of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Climate Program Office in Silver Springs, Maryland formally notified participants of NOAA Award Number NA12OAR4310096 on August 23, 2012. The research conducted under this grant is being lead by Dr. Mark Deutschman with Houston Engineering, Inc. (of Minneapolis, Minnesota), Mr. Robert Hartman (Hydrologist in Charge) and Alan Haynes at the NOAA/NWS California-Nevada River Forecast Center (CNRFC) and Dr. David Garen a hydrologist with the NRCS National Water and Climate Center in Portland, Oregon.

The title of the grant application From Fisheries Manager to Family Farmer: Improved Products for Communicating Water Supply, Drought and Climate Change Risk for Daily Decision Making within the Klamath Basin, California and Oregon, reflects a focus on identifying climate, water and water supply information needs for a diverse basin stakeholder community. The project includes participants from the range of data users information within the Klamath Basin.