Withdrawal of Certain Waters From Appropriation

ORS 538.270
Rogue River

  • withdrawal from appropriation
  • excepted water uses
  • tributaries

Subject to water rights existing on May 26, 1967, the waters flowing in the main channel of the Rogue River from its intersection with the south line of section 27, township 33 south, range 1 east of the Willamette Meridian in Jackson County, to its confluence with the Pacific Ocean, are withdrawn from appropriation; except that this section shall not prevent the appropriation and use of such waters for domestic, stock, irrigation, municipal, fish, wildlife, recreation and road maintenance purposes, nor prevent the appropriation, diversion and use of the waters of any stream tributary to the river. [Amended by 1959 c.205 §1; 1967 c.310 §1; 1989 c.291 §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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