Geographic and Programmatic Scope
(1)The Walla Walla Agricultural Water Quality Management Area includes the area in Oregon that drains into the Walla Walla River. The physical boundaries of the Walla Walla River Subbasin 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 Walla Walla Agricultural Water Quality Management Area in agricultural use and agricultural and rural lands which are lying idle or on which management has been deferred, with the exception of public lands managed by federal agencies and activities that are subject to the Oregon Forest Practices Act.
(3)The provisions of these rules apply to all agricultural land whether or not in current productive agricultural use.
(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 Walla Walla River Subbasin.
(5)For lands in agricultural use within other Designated Management Agencies or state agency jurisdictions, the department and the appropriate Local Management Agency shall 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 603-095-1720 — Geographic and Programmatic Scope,