ORS 264.110¹
Formation of domestic water supply district
  • sale of surplus water
  • exemptions

A domestic water supply district may be formed for the purpose of supplying inhabitants of the district with water for domestic purposes as provided by this chapter; and, in connection therewith, may supply, furnish and sell for any use any surplus water over and above the domestic needs of its inhabitants to persons living outside the district, or to other water districts, school districts or other local governments as defined in ORS 174.116 (“Local government” and “local service district” defined). All railroad rights of way or improvements thereon or rolling stock moving thereover shall be excluded from districts organized after June 9, 1943, and for purposes of ORS 264.210 (General powers of district) to 264.320 (Refund of cost of water main extension), 264.410 (Board), 264.420 (Calling of special elections), 264.430 (Proceedings of board), 264.470 (Deposit and withdrawal of moneys) and this section shall not be considered as property within the boundaries of such districts, unless the owner of the railroad property expressly consents to its inclusion. [Amended by 1969 c.666 §2; 2003 c.802 §81]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Duty of domestic wa­ter supply district to provide its residents with adequate wa­ter supply for domestic purposes, (1978) Vol 39, p 426

Chapter 264

Law Review Cita­tions

51 OLR 53 (1971)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 264—Domestic Water Supply Districts, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors264.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 264, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano264.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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