Water Resource Surveys and Projects
Klamath River Basin Compact
(c)Recreational use, including use for fish and wildlife,
(e)Generation of hydroelectric power,
(f)Such other uses as are recognized under the laws of the state involved.
(a)That there shall be no diversion of waters from the Upper Klamath River Basin, but this limitation shall not apply to out-of-basin diversions of waters originating within the drainage area of Fourmile Lake.
(b)That water diverted from Upper Klamath Lake and the Klamath River and its tributaries upstream from Keno, Oregon, for use in Oregon and not consumed therein and appearing as surface return flow and waste water within the Upper Klamath River Basin shall be returned to the Klamath River or its tributaries above Keno, Oregon.
(a)That the waters diverted from the Klamath River within the Upper Klamath River Basin for use in California shall not be taken outside the Upper Klamath River Basin.
(b)That substantially all of the return flows and waste water finally resulting from such diversions and use appearing as surface waters in the Upper Klamath River Basin shall be made to drain so as to be eventually returned to the Klamath River upstream from Keno, Oregon.
(a)Borrow, accept or contract for the services of personnel from any government or agency thereof, from any intergovernmental agency, or from any other entity.
(b)Accept for any of its purposes and functions under this compact any and all donations, gifts, grants of money, equipment, supplies, materials and services from any government or agency thereof or intergovernmental agency or from any other entity.
(c)Acquire, hold and dispose of real and personal property as may be necessary in the performance of its functions.
(d)Make such studies, surveys and investigations as are necessary in carrying out the provisions of this compact.
[1957 c.142 §2]
Atty. Gen. Opinions
Legal effect of classification of water resources or establishment of minimum flows in Upper Klamath River Basin if contrary to use preferences described in this section, (1979) Vol 39, p 748