ORS 448.278¹
Program for regulating cross-connections and backflow assemblies
  • fees

(1) The Oregon Health Authority shall establish a program for regulating cross-connections and the backflow assemblies that are part of a water system.

(2) The authority may assess an annual fee on community water systems for the purpose of implementing the cross-connection and backflow assembly program established pursuant to this section. The fee may not exceed:

(a) $30 for a water system that has 15 to 99 service connections;

(b) $75 for a water system that has 100 to 999 service connections;

(c) $200 for a water system that has 1,000 to 9,999 service connections; or

(d) $350 for a water system that has 10,000 or more service connections. [2005 c.806 §11; 2009 c.595 §858]

Note: 448.278 (Program for regulating cross-connections and backflow assemblies) was added to and made a part of 448.119 (Application of ORS 448.119 to 448.285 and other provisions to water systems) to 448.285 (Penalty schedule) by legislative action but was not added to any other series in ORS chapter 448. 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