Distribution and Storage of Water

ORS 540.458
Notice for owner corrective action to address safety issues


(1)

If, as the result of an inspection or analysis of a dam that has a high hazard rating or significant hazard rating, the Water Resources Department concludes that corrective action is necessary to address a condition allegedly rendering the dam unsafe or potentially unsafe, the department shall notify the dam owner regarding:

(a)

Why the inspection or analysis of information and conditions causes the department to conclude that the dam is unsafe or potentially unsafe;

(b)

The action the department concludes is necessary to address the alleged unsafe or potentially unsafe condition;

(c)

The opportunity for the dam owner to meet with the department; and

(d)

The opportunity for the dam owner to provide information to challenge the department’s conclusion alleging that the dam is unsafe or potentially unsafe.

(2)

The department shall notify a dam owner under subsection (1) of this section by:

(a)

Registered mail; or

(b)

Certified mail with return receipt requested. [2019 c.390 §7]
Note: 540.458 (Notice for owner corrective action to address safety issues) becomes operative July 1, 2020. See section 28, chapter 390, Oregon Laws 2019.
Chapter 540

Law Review Citations

11 EL 390 (1981)


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Jun. 26, 2021