Regulatory Status

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Last UpdateAreaDescriptionStatusWater use regulated off back to, and including, this priority date
8/22/2019John Day River from its headwaters to the Confluence of the South Fork John Day RiverThe irrigation season in the John Day Basin begins APRIL 1st of each year. Irrigation from surface water sources prior to this date is not authorized unless specifically allowed by the respective water right.
If you have any questions please contact your local Watermaster @ 541-575-0119

07-11-2019 - Water levels are dropping in the river. Regulation will begin likely in the next couple of weeks due to reduced flows.

07-31-19 - River regulation has begun. Regulation is being performed for instream water rights. The priority of the river is hereby set @ 1983

08-07-2019 - River priority now at 1961

08-21-2019 - River priority now @ 1983 due to increased flows.
Call for Water12/31/1983
7/10/2019Bridge Creek trib to John Day River near Widows CreekA call for regulation was received from a lower user. No junior water was available to deliver for the call. System has been regulated. Regulated7/10/2019
8/9/2019Mountain Creek near Mitchell, OR08-02-2019 - A senior call has been received for this system. This system will be regulated likely to 1868 priority.Call for Water 


Stream Measurements for Water Year

Records per Page:
Site TypeStation Nbr/StreamDescriptionDateDischarge
Gage14037500STRAWBERRY CR AB SLIDE CR NR PRAIRIE CITY, OR8/27/20194.40
Gage14037500STRAWBERRY CR AB SLIDE CR NR PRAIRIE CITY, OR4/5/20196.98
Gage14037500STRAWBERRY CR AB SLIDE CR NR PRAIRIE CITY, OR12/4/20182.56
Gage14037500STRAWBERRY CR AB SLIDE CR NR PRAIRIE CITY, OR11/9/20181.81
Gage14038560CANYON CR AT THISSELS RANCH NR CANYON CITY, OR6/20/201937.20
Gage14038560CANYON CR AT THISSELS RANCH NR CANYON CITY, OR4/29/2019344.00
Gage14038560CANYON CR AT THISSELS RANCH NR CANYON CITY, OR4/9/2019877.00
Gage14038560CANYON CR AT THISSELS RANCH NR CANYON CITY, OR3/13/201934.20
Gage14038560CANYON CR AT THISSELS RANCH NR CANYON CITY, OR1/28/201930.40
Gage14038560CANYON CR AT THISSELS RANCH NR CANYON CITY, OR12/28/20188.88
Gage14038560CANYON CR AT THISSELS RANCH NR CANYON CITY, OR10/5/20185.82
Gage14038625CANYON CR AT CANYON CITY, OR8/27/201912.00
Gage14038625CANYON CR AT CANYON CITY, OR6/12/201981.10
Gage14038625CANYON CR AT CANYON CITY, OR4/29/2019534.00
Gage14038625CANYON CR AT CANYON CITY, OR4/9/20191170.00
Gage14038625CANYON CR AT CANYON CITY, OR3/13/201951.90
Gage14038625CANYON CR AT CANYON CITY, OR11/9/20186.95
Gage14039380MURDERERS CR NR DAYVILLE, OR8/29/20193.41
Gage14039380MURDERERS CR NR DAYVILLE, OR5/7/2019117.00
Gage14039380MURDERERS CR NR DAYVILLE, OR4/8/2019708.00
Gage14039380MURDERERS CR NR DAYVILLE, OR12/11/20184.48
Gage14039380MURDERERS CR NR DAYVILLE, OR10/12/20183.63
Gage14039500S FK JOHN DAY R NR DAYVILLE, OR8/29/201924.50
Gage14039500S FK JOHN DAY R NR DAYVILLE, OR5/7/2019401.00
Gage14039500S FK JOHN DAY R NR DAYVILLE, OR4/8/20193110.00
Gage14039500S FK JOHN DAY R NR DAYVILLE, OR12/11/201833.70
Gage14039500S FK JOHN DAY R NR DAYVILLE, OR10/12/201822.60
Gage14040500JOHN DAY R AT PICTURE GORGE, NR DAYVILLE, OR8/20/201932.50
Gage14040500JOHN DAY R AT PICTURE GORGE, NR DAYVILLE, OR4/8/20194750.00
Gage14040500JOHN DAY R AT PICTURE GORGE, NR DAYVILLE, OR12/4/2018163.00
Gage14040600MOUNTAIN CR NR MITCHELL, OR7/12/20191.53
Gage14040600MOUNTAIN CR NR MITCHELL, OR5/7/201931.70
Gage14040600MOUNTAIN CR NR MITCHELL, OR12/10/20180.00
Gage14042500CAMAS CR NR UKIAH, OR9/12/20194.66
Gage14042500CAMAS CR NR UKIAH, OR7/31/20193.35
Gage14042500CAMAS CR NR UKIAH, OR7/1/201913.90
Gage14042500CAMAS CR NR UKIAH, OR6/3/2019160.00
Gage14042500CAMAS CR NR UKIAH, OR5/15/2019164.00
Gage14042500CAMAS CR NR UKIAH, OR5/15/2019164.00
Gage14042500CAMAS CR NR UKIAH, OR4/8/20191820.00
Gage14042500CAMAS CR NR UKIAH, OR3/18/2019109.00
Gage14042500CAMAS CR NR UKIAH, OR2/1/201944.70
Gage14042500CAMAS CR NR UKIAH, OR1/3/201920.30
Gage14042500CAMAS CR NR UKIAH, OR12/12/20189.17
Gage14042500CAMAS CR NR UKIAH, OR11/1/201821.60
Gage14042500CAMAS CR NR UKIAH, OR10/1/20183.26
Gage14043700FIVEMILE CR DIV TO BUTTER CR NR GURDANE, OR7/15/20190.00
Gage14043700FIVEMILE CR DIV TO BUTTER CR NR GURDANE, OR7/8/20190.00
Gage14043700FIVEMILE CR DIV TO BUTTER CR NR GURDANE, OR6/13/20191.67
Gage14043700FIVEMILE CR DIV TO BUTTER CR NR GURDANE, OR5/20/201912.60