Withdrawal of Certain Waters From Appropriation

ORS 538.110
Tumalo Creek, Deschutes County

  • diversion prohibited
  • excepted uses
  • existing rights

For the purpose of maintaining and perpetuating the recreational and scenic resources of Oregon, the waters of that portion of Tumalo Creek, in Deschutes County, situated above a point one-half mile above the intake of the Columbia Southern Canal in section 2, township 18 south, range 10 east, Willamette Meridian, in Deschutes County, shall not be diverted for any purposes whatsoever, except for municipal, domestic and stock uses. Nothing in this section shall be construed to impair any vested rights existing as of June 4, 1929, in the creek or its tributaries. This section shall not apply to the waters of the south fork of Tumalo Creek. [Amended by 1959 c.223 §1]
§§ 538.010 to 538.300

Law Review Citations

21 EL 12 (1991); 28 WLR 285 (1992)

Chapter 538

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Reservation to state of "all coal and other minerals" in deed of land by state as reservation of geothermal resources, (1980) Vol 41, p 298


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