2011 ORS § 540.525¹
Installation of fish screening or by-pass device as prerequisite for transfer of point of diversion

(1) Upon receipt of an application for a change in the point of diversion under ORS 540.520 (Application for change of use, place of use or point of diversion), the Water Resources Department shall consult with the State Department of Fish and Wildlife to determine whether the diversion is:

(a) Equipped with an appropriate fish screening or by-pass device; or

(b) Included on the priority list of screening projects established pursuant to section 8, chapter 933, Oregon Laws 1989.

(2) If the original point of diversion is included in the priority list of screening projects established pursuant to section 8, chapter 933, Oregon Laws 1989, the department, after consulting with the State Department of Fish and Wildlife, may require the installation of an appropriate fish screening or by-pass device at the new point of diversion.

(3) When consulting with the State Department of Fish and Wildlife, the department shall determine whether the installation of an appropriate fish screening or by-pass device is necessary to prevent fish from leaving the body of water and entering the diversion.

(4) Any individual who is required to install a fish screening or by-pass device under this section at a point of diversion may participate in the State Department of Fish and Wildlifes cost-sharing program for the installation of screening or by-pass devices. [1995 c.274 §6a; 2007 c.625 §11]