Chapter 541  Water Distributors; Water Releases; Conservation and Storage; Water Development Projects; Watershed Management and Enhancement

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§ 541.250 Cession to United States not rescinded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

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 Supply Development Projects

§ 541.651 Definitions for ORS 541.651 to 541.696
§ 541.653 Purpose and application of ORS 541.651 to 541.696
§ 541.656 Water Supply Development Account
§ 541.659 Loan and grant applicants
§ 541.663 Preapplication conferences
§ 541.666 Form and contents of loan or grant applications
§ 541.669 Scoring and ranking of projects
§ 541.673 Evaluation for public benefits of project
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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
§ 541.756 Projects obtaining other funds for construction
§ 541.760 Reduction of loan amount when secondary use funding available
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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