2013 ORS § 543.675¹
Power of eminent domain not to be exercised to acquire hydroelectric facilities

Notwithstanding any powers of eminent domain and condemnation given to a district under its principal Act, a district shall not exercise any power of condemnation or eminent domain to condemn, appropriate or acquire real property for the purpose of constructing, acquiring, operating or maintaining hydroelectric facilities. [1981 c.420 §6]