Distribution and Storage of Water

ORS 540.140
Insufficiency of water

  • preference of uses


When the waters of any natural stream are not sufficient for the service of all those desiring the use of the same, those using the water for domestic purposes shall, subject to such limitations as may be prescribed by law, have the preference over those claiming such water for any other purpose, and those using the water for agricultural purposes shall have the preference over those using the same for manufacturing purposes.
Chapter 540

Law Review Citations

11 EL 390 (1981)


Source

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