ORS 448.265¹
Prohibited actions
  • nuisance abatement

(1) It shall be unlawful for any person to do any of the following if the result would be to pollute a source of a water system or to destroy or endanger a water system:

(a) Establish or maintain any slaughter pen, stock-feeding yards or hogpens.

(b) Deposit or maintain any unclean or unwholesome substance.

(2) Violation of subsection (1)(a) or (b) of this section is a public nuisance and may be abated as other nuisances under the laws of this state. [Formerly 449.320; 1975 c.254 §12; 1981 c.749 §18; 2003 c.14 §270]

See annota­tions under ORS 449.320 in permanent edi­tion.

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Fluorida­tion of wa­ter by State Health Commission ruling, (1974) Vol 36, p 1089

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 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 448, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano448.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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