Definition of “Water Rights Act”
Definition of “Water Rights Act.” As used in this chapter, “Water Rights Act” means and embraces ORS 536.050 (Fees), 537.120 (Right of appropriation), 537.130 (Permit to appropriate water required), 537.140 (Application for permit) to 537.252 (Certificate issued for land not described in permit), 537.390 (Valuation of water rights) to 537.400 (Reservoir permits), 538.420 (Portland’s right to waters of Bull Run and Little Sandy Rivers), 540.010 (Water districts) to 540.120 (Lien for wages and expense), 540.210 (Distribution from ditch or reservoir) to 540.230 (Distribution of waste or seepage water), 540.310 (Ditches and canals) to 540.430 (Nonpayment by ditch co-owner), 540.505 (Definitions) to 540.585 (Temporary transfers within Deschutes River Basin) and 540.710 (Interference with headgate, or use of water denied by watermaster or other authority) to 540.750 (Injunction suits). [Amended by 1985 c.673 §183]
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