Withdrawal of Certain Waters From Appropriation

ORS 538.260
Existing rights not affected

  • appropriation and use for certain purposes permitted

ORS 538.251 (Tributaries of Columbia River) shall not affect any existing rights to appropriate or use water, or any renewals or extensions thereof, or prevent appropriation and use of such water for domestic, stock, municipal, fish culture, aesthetic, recreational, or public park purposes. [Amended by 1971 c.139 §2]
§§ 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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