North Santiam Basin Summits

 The Eleventh Annu­al North San­ti­am Basin Sum­mit was held May 6, 2021 via zoom.  See 2021  Link Below.

In 2009 the  City of Salem and the North San­ti­am Water­shed Coun­cil asked Ore­gon Con­sen­sus to con­duct a neu­tral assess­ment of the poten­tial for col­lab­o­ra­tion relat­ing to water man­age­ment in the North San­ti­am Basin.  The assess­ment con­sist­ed of inter­views with par­ties rep­re­sent­ing a range of per­spec­tives on issues and con­cerns relat­ed to water man­age­ment. The fol­low­ing top­ics were discussed:

  • Bal­anc­ing Con­flict­ing Uses
  • Pro­tect­ing Habi­tat and Water Quality
  • Data Man­age­ment & Distribution
  • Com­mu­ni­ca­tion and Coordination
  • Emer­gency Plan­ning (infra­struc­ture fail­ure, flood­ing, spills)
  • Col­lab­o­ra­tive Process

Below you will find the notes from each of the sum­mits since 2011.

The  Annu­al North San­ti­am Basin Sum­mit was held May 6, 2021 via Zoom.

Final Meet­ing Report:

Post Meet­ing Sur­vey:

Meet­ing Record­ing:

Agen­da: North Sum­mit 11 Agen­da 5–6‑21

Meet­ing Pre­sen­ta­tions: 11th Annu­al North San­ti­am Sum­mit Pre­sen­ta­tions 5–6‑21:‑5–6‑21.pdf

The Eighth Annu­al North San­ti­am Basin Sum­mit was held May 16, 2018.

8th Annu­al NS Basin Sum­mit Report-May 16 2018

The Sev­enth Annu­al North San­ti­am Basin Sum­mit was held April 17, 2017

North San­ti­am Sum­mit VII Drought Con­tin­gency Plan­ning (Yr 2) _2017

The Six Annu­al North San­ti­am Basin Sum­mit was held May 12, 2016.

North San­ti­am Sum­mit VI-Drought Con­tin­gency Planning_2016

The Fifth Annu­al North San­ti­am Basin Sum­mit was held May 7, 2015.

North_Santiam_Summit V_Report 2015

The fourth sum­mit focused on work­ing on devel­op­ing a web based frame­work for an Emer­gency Man­age­ment Spill Response Sys­tem for the North San­ti­am Watershed.

North San­ti­am Basin Summit IV Meet­ing Notes

The third sum­mit focused on capa­bil­i­ties of ESRI sys­tem, vision­ing for years 1–5 for pri­ma­ry emer­gen­cies and 4 stages of emer­gen­cies, what vision will be, and how to achieve the vision and goals. There was strong inter­est in explor­ing a web-based emer­gency response sys­tem sim­i­lar to the EWEB model.

North San­ti­am Basin Sum­mit III Meet­ing Notes

Two sep­a­rate work group meet­ings pre­ced­ed the Sum­mit. The research and mon­i­tor­ing group focused on map­ping of mon­i­tor­ing, where and how, etc. The emer­gency plan­ning group focused on stages of plan­ning, recov­er­ing and mit­i­ga­tion was not addressed. The juris­dic­tion­al response from this sum­mit focused on dif­fer­ent types of map­ping-IRIS, haz­ard map­ping, EPA geo­graph­ic response, EWEB, etc.

The first sum­mit focused on emer­gen­cies, dif­fer­ent kinds, types, thresh­old, data man­age­ment, and pub­lic engagement/involvement. The atten­dees of the Sum­mit split into two groups; the research & mon­i­tor­ing group and the emer­gency plan­ning group.

Both groups iden­ti­fied a link­ing theme in the Sum­mit; the need for a GIS data management/ map­ping sys­tem for emer­gency response.