Distribution and Storage of Water

ORS 540.491
Dam owner or operator liability


(1)

Compliance with ORS 540.443 (Definitions for ORS 540.443 to 540.491) to 540.491 (Dam owner or operator liability) does not relieve the owner or operator of a dam or an individual in immediate charge of a dam from any duty, obligation or liability regarding the ownership, maintenance or operation of the dam.

(2)

Water Resources Department actions and services under ORS 540.443 (Definitions for ORS 540.443 to 540.491) to 540.491 (Dam owner or operator liability) do not relieve the owner or operator of a dam or an individual in immediate charge of a dam from any duty, obligation or liability regarding the ownership, maintenance or operation of the dam. [2019 c.390 §18]
Note: 540.491 (Dam owner or operator liability) becomes operative July 1, 2020. See section 28, chapter 390, Oregon Laws 2019.
CHANGES IN USE OF WATER; TRANSFER OF WATER RIGHTS; EXCHANGE
Chapter 540

Law Review Citations

11 EL 390 (1981)


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