Geographic and Programmatic Scope
(1)The Hood River Agricultural Water Quality Management Area is comprised of the Hood River drainage and all other Oregon lands draining to the Columbia River between and including Eagle Creek to the west and Fir Mountain to the east. The physical boundaries of the Management Area are indicated on the map included as Appendix 1 of these rules.
(2)Operational boundaries for the land base under the purview of these rules include all lands within the Hood River Agricultural Water Quality Management Area in agricultural use, agricultural and rural lands that are lying idle or on which management has been deferred, and forested lands with agricultural activities, with the exception of public lands managed by federal agencies and Tribal Trust lands.
(3)Current productive agricultural use is not required for the provisions of these rules to apply.
(4)The provisions and requirements outlined in these rules may be adopted by reference by Designated Management Agencies with appropriate authority and responsibilities in other geographic areas of the Hood River Agricultural Water Quality Management Area.
(5)For lands in agricultural use within other Designated Management Agencies’ or state agency jurisdictions, the department and the appropriate Local Management Agency will work with these Designated Management Agencies to assure that provisions of these rules apply, and to assure that duplication of any services provided or fees assessed does not occur.
Rule 603-095-1120 — Geographic and Programmatic Scope,