OAR 690-502-0260
Special Permit Conditions

New permits issued to appropriate groundwater from aquifers within the Sandy-Boring Groundwater Limited Area and the Troutdale aquifer in the Damascus Groundwater Limited Area shall be specially conditioned. The conditions shall specify:


A static water level measurement be made and submitted before any use of water may commence at the well;


Limits on acceptable amounts of depletion and interference with other users;


Use of water from the well be controlled or shut off if limits specified in the permit to protect the resource from depletion, and prior appropriators from interference, are exceeded;


The Department shall determine, from measurements submitted by the permittee/appropriator, or other data on file in the department, the initial and subsequent water levels from which the previously cited declines are referenced;


Following the issuance of a permit, the permittee/appropriator shall measure the water levels in the permitted well each year between March 1 and March 31 (spring high-water level) and submit the data to the Department within 90 days of measurement. Water level measurements shall be made by a certified water rights examiner, licensed water well driller, licensed pump installer, registered geologist, licensed land surveyor, registered professional engineer or the permittee/appropriator;


Any other conditions as specified in OAR 690, division 008 as deemed necessary to protect the groundwater resource.

Source: Rule 690-502-0260 — Special Permit Conditions, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=690-502-0260.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

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