PROJECT LEADER – ERIC DITTMER
- Promote storm water retention and management by cities and at individual residences
- Promote water conservation at home by listing various ways to conserve water including use of low-flow devices, improving irrigation practices adopting low water need landscaping and reusing gray water.
Conserve water by promoting public awareness and action implementing more storm water projects within the Rogue Basin.
Connection to SOCAN Mission
Part of addressing the regional implications of climate change is to adapt to the apparent impacts. It logically follows that water conservation is key to addressing the trend toward reduced water resources.
Please contact Eric Dittmer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Rogue Basin Watershed has experience over 4 years of drought conditions with a trend toward decreasing rainfall and lowering snow pack leading to reduced stream flows and irrigation limitations. Past storm water management practices have relied mostly on collecting and piping runoff to natural riparian drainages, especially during winter heavy rainfall. As cities grow pipes must be enlarged to handle the increased runoff (Typically a 50% increase over undeveloped land).