ORS 448.268¹
Area of ground water concern
  • declaration

If, as a result of its activities under ORS 448.150 (Duties of authority), the Oregon Health Authority confirms the presence in ground water drinking water supplies of contaminants resulting at least in part from suspected nonpoint source activities, the authority shall declare an area of ground water concern. The declaration shall identify the substances confirmed in the ground water and all ground water aquifers that may be affected. [1989 c.833 §32; 2009 c.595 §854]

Note: 448.268 (Area of ground water concern) and 448.271 (Transfer of property that includes well) were enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but were not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 448 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

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).
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