Chapter 541  Water Distributors; Water Releases; Conservation and Storage;

Water Companies Organized Under 1891 Act

§ 541.010 Furnishing of water for certain purposes declared to be a public use
§ 541.020 Construction of ditches and canals by corporation
§ 541.030 Ditches and canals across state lands
§ 541.040 Headgate
§ 541.050 Leakage or overflow
§ 541.055 District liability for seepage and leakage from water or flood control works
§ 541.060 Waste of water
§ 541.070 Ditches, canals and flumes as real estate
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Appropriation Of Water For Mining And Electric Power Under 1899 Act

§ 541.110 Use of water to develop mineral resources and furnish power
§ 541.120 Ditches and canals through lands
§ 541.130 Right of way for ditches across state lands

Appropriation Of Water By The United States

§ 541.220 Survey of stream system
§ 541.230 State lands within irrigated area
§ 541.240 Right of way for ditches and canals
§ 541.250 Cession to United States not rescinded

Suits For Determination Of Water Rights Under 1905 Act

§ 541.310 Suits for determination of rights
§ 541.320 Decrees adjudicating rights

District Water Rights Mapping

§ 541.325 Definitions for ORS 541.327 to 541.333
§ 541.327 Failure or refusal of district to act
§ 541.329 Petition for approval of district map
§ 541.331 Protest against approval of petition
§ 541.333 Application for change of place of use, point of diversion or use

Habitat Stewardship Agreements

§ 541.423 Stewardship agreements
§ 541.425 Stewardship Agreement Grant Fund
§ 541.426 Criteria for funding projects from Stewardship Agreement Grant Fund

Use Of Water To Operate Water Raising Machinery

§ 541.430 Use of machinery by riparian owner to raise water

Splash Dams

§ 541.450 Definitions for ORS 541.450 to 541.460
§ 541.455 Splash dams unlawful
§ 541.460 Abatement proceedings by Attorney General

Release Of Water From Impoundment Or Diversion Structure

§ 541.510 Authority of Water Resources Commission to require signs warning public of stream level fluctuation
§ 541.515 Notice by commission when hazard created by release of stored water
§ 541.520 Procedure when owner or operator of structure fails to request hearing
§ 541.525 Hearing upon request of owner or operator of structure
§ 541.530 Order of commission regulating release of water
§ 541.535 Installation of automatic stream level recording devices
§ 541.540 Procedure in emergency when release of water essential
§ 541.545 Compliance with orders of commission

Water Conservation, Reuse And Storage Grants

§ 541.561 Establishment of grant program
§ 541.566 Planning studies eligible for grants or direct service cost payments
§ 541.576 Water Conservation, Reuse and Storage Investment Fund
§ 541.581 Rules for grant and direct service cost payment program

(Umatilla Basin Aquifer Assessment)

(Temporary Provisions Relating To Umatilla Basin Aquifer Assessment Are Compiled As Notes Following Ors 541.581)

Water Development In Columbia River Basin

§ 541.600 Definitions for ORS 541.600 to 541.641 and temporary provisions relating to loans for Columbia River Basin projects
§ 541.606 Water Investment Grant Fund
§ 541.611 Application for grant from Water Investment Grant Fund
§ 541.616 Incomplete applications
§ 541.621 Review of grant application
§ 541.631 Conditions for approval of grant application
§ 541.636 Conditions for issuance of grant
§ 541.641 Exception to water measurement requirement
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(Temporary Provisions Relating To Loans For Columbia River Basin Projects Are Compiled As Notes Following Ors 541.646)

Water Development Projects

(Definitions)

§ 541.700 Definitions for ORS 541.700 to 541.855

(Loan Applications)

§ 541.703 Project applications
§ 541.705 Project applications
§ 541.710 Processing project application
§ 541.715 Applicant authorized to obtain private planning, engineering and construction services
§ 541.720 Conditions for project application approval
§ 541.725 Standards for borrowers

(Loan Contracts)

§ 541.730 Loan contract
§ 541.735 Payment of funds by State Treasurer pursuant to loan contract
§ 541.740 Liens and other loan security
§ 541.741 Recovery of certain interest amounts
§ 541.745 Remedies of commission when water developer fails to comply with contract
§ 541.750 Repayment of moneys to Water Development Administration and Bond Sinking Fund
§ 541.760 Reduction of loan amount when secondary use funding available
§ 541.765 Authorization for loans for certain federal projects
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(Bonds)

§ 541.780 Bonds to provide project financing
§ 541.785 Disposition and use of bond proceeds
§ 541.800 Payment of bond principal and interest from Water Development Administration and Bond Sinking Fund
§ 541.815 Limitation on bond issuance amount

(Administration)

§ 541.830 Water Development Administration and Bond Sinking Fund
§ 541.835 Water Development Fund
§ 541.840 Emergency Board request for funds to pay administrative expenses
§ 541.845 Rules
§ 541.850 Commission acceptance of gifts or grants
§ 541.855 Biennial report to Legislative Assembly and Governor

North Umpqua River Dams

§ 541.875 Dams and use of water for hydroelectric generation on North Umpqua prohibited
§ 541.880 Responsibility of government entity for repair or maintenance costs of dams on North Umpqua

Watershed Management And Enhancement

(Definitions)

§ 541.890 Definitions for ORS 541.890 to 541.969

(The Oregon Plan)

§ 541.895 Legislative findings
§ 541.898 Oregon Plan described

(Oregon Plan Administration)

§ 541.900 Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board
§ 541.902 Executive director of Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board
§ 541.904 Authority of executive director to enter into interagency agreements
§ 541.906 Rules
§ 541.910 Voluntary local watershed councils
§ 541.912 Duties of Natural Resources Division
§ 541.914 Independent Multidisciplinary Science Team
§ 541.916 Responsibilities of state agency participating in Oregon Plan
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(Watershed Enhancement Program)

§ 541.920 Conduct of watershed enhancement program
§ 541.923 Watershed management program
§ 541.926 Duties of board
§ 541.929 Duties of board
§ 541.932 Watershed enhancement project assistance

(Program Funding)

§ 541.935 Oregon Plan for Salmon and Watersheds Legal Fund
§ 541.937 Flexible Incentives Account
§ 541.940 Parks and Natural Resources Fund
§ 541.942 Natural Resources Subaccount
§ 541.945 Watershed Conservation Operating Fund
§ 541.947 Watershed Conservation Grant Fund
§ 541.949 Authority of board to accept moneys
§ 541.950 Authority of Governor to accept moneys
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(Program Projects)

§ 541.956 Watershed Conservation Grant Fund purposes
§ 541.958 Criteria for project receiving moneys from Watershed Conservation Grant Fund
§ 541.960 Title restrictions on land purchased through grant agreement

(Reports)

§ 541.963 Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board report to Legislative Assembly
§ 541.965 State agency reports to be provided to board
§ 541.967 Agency report to legislative committee prior to adjustment of expenditure limitation or additional funding related to Oregon Plan
§ 541.969 Report to Legislative Assembly by state agencies receiving subaccount moneys
§ 541.972 Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board reports to Governor and Legislative Assembly on Oregon Plan

Penalties

§ 541.990 Penalties