Historic agreement reached on Upper Klamath Basin water

Klamath Falls, Ore. -- The Klamath Tribes, the U.S. Department of Interior, Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber, Oregon Senator Ron Wyden, Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley, and Upper Klamath Basin irrigators have completed negotiations on the Upper Klamath Basin Comprehensive Agreement.

The proposed agreement on water and natural resources will now go to the Klamath Tribes General Council for approval and to irrigators for their endorsement.

Negotiators have been working on the deal for more than eight months.

NBC2's Lyle Ahrens will have more details tonight on NBC5 News at 5 and 6 pm.

Klamath Falls, Reach Agreement, Upper Basin Water

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