Withdrawal of Certain Waters From Appropriation

ORS 538.120
Silver Creek, Marion County, and Brushes Creek, Curry County, and tributaries

  • diversion prohibited

The waters of the north and south forks of Silver Creek and of all tributaries thereof above the confluence of the north and south forks of Silver Creek, all in Marion County, also Brushes Creek and all its tributaries in township 33 south, range 14 west, Willamette Meridian, in Curry County, are withdrawn from appropriation or condemnation, and shall not be diverted or interrupted for any purpose whatsoever, except for use in state parks and except as set forth in ORS 538.130 (Condemnation of lands for park) and section 2, chapter 480, Oregon Laws 1965. [Amended by 1965 c.480 §1]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Application of withdrawal of water appropriation to entire drainage of Brushes Creek, (1979) Vol 40, p 160

§§ 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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