experiment, but the CBWTP has become an established part of the effort
money from the CBWTP and the State of Oregon under Measures 66 and 76;
to the creation of the CBWTP and the Klamath Water Bank, and the
transaction expenses that were considered separate from the CBWTP. Id.
hydropower funding of the CBWTP and the local government funding of the
(248) With the development of the CBWTP, this changed, and all water acquisitions were prioritized and evaluated.
(259) The CBWTP was evaluated, as a program, by a third-party professional evaluation firm whose report was peer-reviewed by an academic panel.
Also, the Deschutes River Conservancy and the Freshwater Trust are qualified local entities participating in the CBWTP.
(260.) See HARDNER & GULLISON, supra note 66; GAIL ACHTERMAN, SUSAN HANNA & NOELWAH NETUSIL, REPORT TO THE NORTHWEST PLANNING AND CONSERVATION COUNCIL ON THE EXTERNAL REVIEW OF THE COLUMBIA BASIN WATER TRANSACTIONS PROGRAM (2007), available at cbwtp.org/jsp/cbwtp/library/documents/CBWTP report Tech Committee FINAL .doc.