The Klamath Basin has been plagued by drought and a lack of water for years. Last year, the region faced one of the worst droughts on record, and this year Gov. Kate Brown declared a drought emergency in Klamath County for the third year in a row.

The effects are far-reaching for tribes, ranchers, farmers, waterfowl advocates and people who rely on residential wells. Oregon Public Broadcasting spoke to people from the region to hear how they’re faring as they face another dry year.

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