ORS 448.175¹
Power of Oregon Health Authority to order compliance

Subject to ORS chapter 183, the Oregon Health Authority:

(1) Shall require that the water suppliers give public notice of violations in the water system.

(2) May refuse to allow expansion of or additional connections to a water system until the water system meets water quality standards and requirements.

(3) May enter an order requiring a water supplier to acquire or construct a water system that provides water that meets the authority’s standards. When the order requires a city to acquire a water system, the system must have the majority of its facilities within the city’s adopted urban growth boundary. When the order is entered upon a city, the procedure described in ORS 454.235 (Election) to 454.255 (Plans and cost estimates) shall be followed.

(4) May enter an order requiring a water supplier that fails to comply with the schedule prescribed under ORS 448.140 (Permit for operation of water system) to cease operation of the water system. [1981 c.749 §17; 2009 c.595 §850]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 448—Pool Facilities; Water and Sewage Systems, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors448.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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