ORS 758.300¹
Definitions for ORS 758.300 to 758.320

As used in ORS 758.300 (Definitions for ORS 758.300 to 758.320) to 758.320 (Application of ORS 758.300 to 758.320 to cities):

(1) "Commission" means the Public Utility Commission.

(2) "Community water supply system" means a water source and distribution system, whether publicly or privately owned, that serves more than three residences or other users to whom water is provided for public consumption, including but not limited to schools, farm labor camps, industrial establishments, recreational facilities, restaurants, motels, mobile home parks or group care homes.

(3) "Water utility" means any corporation, company, individual or association of individuals, or its lessees, trustees or receivers, that owns, operates, manages or controls all or a part of any plant or equipment in this state for the production, transmission, delivery or furnishing of water, directly or indirectly to or for the public, whether or not such plant or equipment or part thereof is wholly within any town or city. "Water utility" does not include a municipal corporation. [1999 c.695 §1]

Note: 758.300 (Definitions for ORS 758.300 to 758.320) to 758.320 (Application of ORS 758.300 to 758.320 to cities) were enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but were not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 758 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 758—Utility Rights of Way and Territory Allocation; Cogeneration, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors758.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent. Currency Information