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Klamath Basin Water Adjudication

The Klamath Basin Adjudication is the legal process in which water rights which vested before adoption of Oregon's water code in 1909 are established through a proceeding in the Klamath County Circuit Court. The Oregon Water Resources Department managed the initial phases of this process and issued a Final Order of Determination on March 7, 2013. The Circuit Court is responsible for resolution of exceptions and issuance of the water right decree.

Chief Justice Order No. 14-041
Chief Justice Order No. 14-045

Instructions for Purchasing a Digital Copy of the Klamath Basin Adjudication Record

Instructions

Instructions for Electronic Filing in eCourt Case Management System

eFiling Guide
Training for Water Rights Case
Case Management Committee Documents (3/21/14)

Water Resources Department Final Order of Determination and Amended and Corrected Final Order of Determination

Water Resources Department

Exceptions

Exceptions Form
Instructions for filing exceptions

Circuit Court Case Management Orders

Case Management Order #1 (3/7/13)
Case Management Order #2 (5/8/13)
Case Management Order #3 (9/27/13)
Case Management Order #4 (10/30/13)
Case Management Order #5 (12/27/13)
Case Management Order #6 (4/11/14)
Case Management Order #7 (5/28/14)
Case Management Order #8 (8/14/14)
Case Management Order #9 (11/25/14)
Case Management Order #10 (3/4/15)
Case Management Order #11 (8/7/15)
Case Management Order #12 (9/25/15)
Case Management Order #13 (12/10/15)
Case Management Order #14 (12/10/15)
Case Management Order #15 (3/11/16)
Case Management Order #16 (3/11/16)
Case Management Order #17 (5/23/16)
Case Management Order #18 (6/10/16)
Case Management Order #19 (7/1/16)
Case Management Order #20 (9/23/16)
Case Management Order #21 (10/10/16)
Case Management Order #22 (1/5/17)
Case Management Order #23 (2/3/17)

Case Management Conferences

Agenda for March 18-19

Court's Spreadsheet of Pleadings Filed

Instructions
Spreadsheet

Recommendations for Structure and Processing of Future Proceedings

Submitted by Case Management Committee (2/11/15)
Submitted by Stoel Rives LLP (2/13/15)
Response submitted by KPWU (3/3/15)
Response submitted by KPWU/Tribes/US (3/3/15)

Current Service List

Service list (09/12/18)

Requests for Stay

WS1300001 WS1300002 WS1300003 WS1300004

Opinion Letters on Requests for Stay

Opinion Letter of 7/15/13
Opinion Letter of 8/15/13
Opinion Letter of 9/4/13
Opinion Letter of 10/9/13

Hearings

Order Setting Initial Hearing (5/8/13)
Order Resetting Initial Hearing (2/14/14)
Order Setting Over Initial Hearing (4/11/14)
Third Order Setting Over Initial Hearing (8/14/14)

Calendar of Hearing Dates

Court calendars

Information About Parties as Most Recently Filed with Water Resources Department (may not be updated)

Claimant names & addresses
Contestant names & addresses

Forms

Contact Us

Phone: 541.883.5503 x244
Email: Klamath.Water@ojd.state.or.us

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