About the Consortium

Water. Save a Little. Help a Lot.

We think of the Pacific Northwest as a place of abundant rainfall (about 37 inches per year) and plentiful water.

And, it is – for now.  But, as our water demands continue to grow, long term water supply issues, and the factors that impact them, will become more important to us all.

The Regional Water Providers Consortium is committed to good stewardship of our region’s water through conservation, emergency preparedness planning and water supply coordination.


The need for regional water supply coordination brought Consortium members together in 1997. Today, the group consists of 22 water providers and the regional government Metro. More information can be found in our annual report.

Strategic Goals

The Consortium coordinates the implementation and revision of the Regional Water Supply Plan, provides a forum for study and discussion of water supply issues, and communicates adopted policy and strategies to the public, agencies, and stakeholder groups.

The Consortium promotes cost-efficient use, wise stewardship, and protection of our water resources with the goal of meeting the values of our collective members and the needs of future generations.

Our strategic plan includes details about our vision and the steps we are taking to achieve our goals.