Rule Rule 123-043-0010

For the purposes of these rules additional definitions may be found in Procedural Rules, OAR 123-001. As used in this division of administrative rules, the following terms shall have the following meaning, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
(1) “DEQ” means the State of Oregon Department of Environmental Quality.
(2) “Drinking water project” means a project for constructing or improving a drinking water system or a water development project, as defined in ORS 541.700 (Definitions for ORS 541.700 to 541.855) (6)(a), (b) and (d) to (f), that is owned and operated by a municipality.
(3) “Fund” means the water fund created by ORS 285B.563 (Water Fund).
(4) “Non-compliance” means the municipality has received a notice of non-compliance with:
(a) Drinking water quality standards administered by the Oregon Health Authority Drinking Water Services; or
(b) Water quality statutes, rules, orders, or permits administered by DEQ or the Environmental Quality Commission.
(5) “Technical assistance” means preliminary engineering or planning; legal, financial, and economic investigations, reports and studies to determine the feasibility of a water project. Technical assistance also means Water Master Plans or Wastewater Facilities Plans.
(6) “Wastewater system improvement project” means a project for constructing or improving a system for wastewater collection or treatment, including storm drainage systems.
(7) “Water project” means either a drinking water project or a wastewater system improvement project.
[Publications: Publications referenced are available from the agency.]
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