Chapter 541 Water Distributors; Water Releases; Conservation and Storage; Water Development Projects; Watershed Management and Enhancement

Appropriation of Water for Mining and Electric Power Under 1899 Act

§ 541.110 Use of water to develop mineral resources and furnish power
§ 541.120 Ditches and canals through lands
§ 541.130 Right of way for ditches across state lands

Appropriation of Water by the United States

§ 541.220 Survey of stream system
§ 541.230 State lands within irrigated area
§ 541.240 Right of way for ditches and canals
§ 541.250 Cession to United States not rescinded

Suits for Determination of Water Rights Under 1905 Act

§ 541.310 Suits for determination of rights
§ 541.320 Decrees adjudicating rights

District Water Rights Mapping

§ 541.325 Definitions for ORS 541.327 to 541.333
§ 541.327 Failure or refusal of district to act
§ 541.329 Petition for approval of district map
§ 541.331 Protest against approval of petition
§ 541.333 Application for change of place of use, point of diversion or use

North Umpqua River Dams

§ 541.386 Dams and use of water for hydroelectric generation on North Umpqua prohibited
§ 541.393 Responsibility of government entity for repair or maintenance costs of dams on North Umpqua

Use of Water to Operate Water Raising Machinery

§ 541.430 Use of machinery by riparian owner to raise water

Splash Dams

§ 541.450 Definitions for ORS 541.450 to 541.460
§ 541.455 Splash dams unlawful
§ 541.460 Abatement proceedings by Attorney General

Release of Water From Impoundment or Diversion Structure

§ 541.510 Authority of Water Resources Commission to require signs warning public of stream level fluctuation
§ 541.515 Notice by commission when hazard created by release of stored water
§ 541.520 Procedure when owner or operator of structure fails to request hearing
§ 541.525 Hearing upon request of owner or operator of structure
§ 541.530 Order of commission regulating release of water
§ 541.535 Installation of automatic stream level recording devices
  more...

Water Conservation, Reuse and Storage Grants

§ 541.561 Establishment of grant program
§ 541.566 Planning studies eligible for grants or direct service cost payments
§ 541.576 Water Conservation, Reuse and Storage Investment Fund
§ 541.581 Rules for grant and direct service cost payment program

Water Supply Development Projects

§ 541.651 Definitions for ORS 541.651 to 541.696
§ 541.653 Purpose and application of ORS 541.651 to 541.696
§ 541.656 Water Supply Development Account
§ 541.659 Loan and grant applicants
§ 541.663 Preapplication conferences
§ 541.666 Form and contents of loan or grant applications
  more...

Water Development Projects

§ 541.700 Definitions for ORS 541.700 to 541.855
§ 541.703 Project applications
§ 541.705 Project applications
§ 541.710 Processing project application
§ 541.715 Applicant authorized to obtain private planning, engineering and construction services
§ 541.720 Conditions for project application approval
  more...

Watershed Management and Enhancement

§ 541.890 Definitions for ORS 541.890 to 541.969
§ 541.895 Legislative findings
§ 541.898 Oregon Plan described
§ 541.900 Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board
§ 541.902 Executive director of Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board
§ 541.904 Authority of executive director to enter into interagency agreements
  more...

Habitat Stewardship Agreements

§ 541.973 Stewardship agreements
§ 541.974 Stewardship Agreement Grant Fund
§ 541.975 Criteria for funding projects from Stewardship Agreement Grant Fund

Working Lands Conservation

§ 541.977 Definitions for ORS 541.977 to 541.989
§ 541.978 Oregon Agricultural Heritage Fund
§ 541.979 Expenditures from Oregon Agricultural Heritage Fund
§ 541.981 Conservation management plans for working lands
§ 541.982 Working land conservation covenants and easements
§ 541.984 Grant programs
  more...

Penalties

§ 541.990 Penalties

Water Companies Organized Under 1891 Act

Source:
Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 541—Water Distributors; Water Releases; Conservation and Storage; Water Development Projects; Watershed Management and Enhancement, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors541.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).