2015 ORS § 543.662¹
Authority of district to develop joint project with private person
  • restrictions

A district may contract with a private person to enlarge or modify the districts water system for the purpose of generating hydroelectric power. The district shall retain sufficient benefit and interest in, and control of a joint project as necessary for the project to be considered a district project. A district and a private person developing a joint project under ORS 543.650 (Policy) to 543.685 (District board to require weatherization) must comply with the rules adopted by the Water Resources Commission under ORS 543.664 (Rules relating to joint projects of districts and private persons). [1985 c.561 §2]