Evidence that the proposed use of the stored water is one of the authorized uses under the water right permit, certificate or decree that allows the storage of water.
If an applicant provides, to the satisfaction of the department, the fee and the information required by subsection (1) of this section, the department may, after public notice and a 30-day opportunity to submit comments on the application, issue a water right permit upon determining that no public interest issues as identified in ORS 537.170 (Contested case hearing on application) (8) have been raised through the comments submitted.
At a minimum, a water right permit issued by the department for use of stored water under this section shall be conditioned to require:
Fish screens and by-pass devices and fish passage as may be required by the State Department of Fish and Wildlife; and
A measuring device at each point of diversion authorized under the water right permit.
Within 10 days of issuing a water right permit under this section, the department shall provide notice of the permit issuance in the weekly notice published by the department and to persons who have submitted comments pursuant to subsection (2) of this section. [2005 c.37 §2]