• Groundwater

    Groundwater: Groundwater declines continue to spark increased regulation. Read more.

  • hydro

    Hydro-Power Development: Represent developers and operators in procuring and managing project water, establishing easements and other land use authorizations, and many other processes from inception through operation.

  • Water Right Review

    Water Right Review: For a small fee we request, collect & summarize state water right records for your property or entity, recommending further action where needed.

  • Water Right Transactions

    Transactions: Water right application, permitting, condition compliance, proof of beneficial use, certification, transfers, extensions & use; Ownership & title updates; Purchase contracts & leases; Conservation easements.

  • Litigation

    Litigation: Representing clients before administrative, state and federal courts.

  • Land Use

    Agricultural Land Use: Public Lands, permitting, easements, ditches & pipelines, rights-of-way, & grazing rights; NEPA comments & compliance; Clean Water Act permitting including wetlands issues & ESA compliance; contracts & leases.

  • DomWater

    Domestic Water Law: Advising small water systems, cities, municipalities & water utilities on all issues related to water, stormwater & sewer/wastewater use, rates, regulation, permitting & easements.

  • AgWater

    Agricultural Water: Assist in development or expansion of production areas; easement, ditch & pipeline acquisition, modification & termination.

  • International

    International: Consulting contracts with USAID & Millennium Challenge Corporation in the Republic of Armenia and with IRD in Kabul, Afghanistan advising on water policy and code revisions, rates, contract acquisition & modification & training water administrators from basin planners to the ministry level.

Serving both domestic and agricultural clients, Schroeder Law Offices, PC, is uniquely qualified to address the water rights as well as land use for both domestic and agricultural users and water management organizations. Major clients include cities, counties and irrigation districts as well as individual farmers, ranchers and domestic users. Laura Schroeder, Therese Ure and all of us are here to serve your needs now and into the future.

Coming Events

Memoirs by
William F. Schroeder

Stories from a Western Rural
Law Practice

William F. (Bill) Schroeder was an Oregon attorney for nearly 60 years. Read his experiences as the laws of water evolved and changed over the years. Read More.

OSB’s June 2016 Remembrance.

Current Information

Innovative Uses of Bylaws for Public Water Organizations    OAWU: H2Oregon, Winter 2019
WOTUS: Churning with No Certainty Yet The Water Gram: Summer 2018

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