Or. Admin. R. 690-033-0140 - Exemptions

Notwithstanding OAR 690-033-0120(2)(a) and (b), the Department may approve a water right permit for:

(1) Domestic water use;
(2) Projects that provide net benefits for native resident and native anadromous fish recovery. For example, these projects may include, but are not limited to, livestock watering away from water courses which results in improved riparian areas;
(3) Emergency use necessary for public health and safety;
(4) Existing water uses covered under House Bill 2153 (Oregon Legislature 1993); or
(5) Multipurpose storage projects or other projects with measurable public benefits.


Or. Admin. R. 690-033-0140
WRD 10-1994, f. & cert. ef. 9-21-94; WRD 6-1996, f. & cert. ef. 7-11-96

Stat. Auth.: ORS 536.025 & ORS 536.027

Stats. Implemented: ORS 537.140 - ORS 537.190

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