Wells and the
Well-Being of Oregon

A One-Day Symposium
December 11, 2008
8:00AM to 5:00PM

Northwest Viticulture Center
Chemeketa Community College at Eola
Salem, Oregon

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The Conference:

National, state, and local experts will convene on December 11, 2008 at the Northwest Viticulture Center in Salem, Oregon for a one-day symposium reexamining the importance of ground water and wells to the well-being of Oregonians.

  • The Oregon Water Resources Department will describe regulatory obstacles and opportunities.
  • OSU Sea Grant Extension will describe their efforts at training well owners to collect water level data in areas designated as ground water limited.
  • Kevin McCray, Executive Director of the 14,000 member National Ground Water Association, will present the keynote address on the ground water industry in the USA.

For detailed information about the program schedule, please click here.

A overview of the symposium may be viewed here.

Speaker biographies are available here.

Who should attend this symposium?

  • Water Well Owners
  • Real Estate Agents
  • Bankers
  • Well Drillers
  • Lawyers
  • Land Use Planners
  • Hydrogeologists
  • Ground Water Engineers
  • Water System Supervisors and Operators
  • Economists
  • Water Policy Experts
  • Elected Officials


On-site registration begins at 8:00AM in the foyer outside of the Riesling and Merlot rooms. Click here to Register Now!

More information about the conference will appear here as it becomes available.


Northwest Viticulture Center
Chemeketa Community College at Eola
215 Doaks Ferry Rd.
Salem, OR 97304

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Please send questions about the program to:
Megan Kleibacker
Watershed Education Program Associate
OSU Sea Grant Extension
307 Ballard Extension Hall
Corvallis, OR 97331-3604

Questions about registration or this website may be directed to:
OSU Conference Services
Oregon State University
200 LaSells Stewart Center
Corvallis, OR 97331