Or. Admin. R. 690-225-0020 - Investigation of Alleged Violations

(1) The Water Resources Director, upon the Director's own initiative, or upon complaint alleging violation of statutes, standards or rules governing construction, alteration, conversion, or abandonment of wells may cause an investigation to determine whether a violation has occurred. If the investigation indicates that a violation has occurred, the Director shall notify the persons believed responsible for the violation including but not limited to:
(a) Any Water Supply Well Constructor involved; or
(b) The landowner, if the violation involves construction, alteration, operation, or abandonment of a well.
(2) Enforcement and civil penalty assessment for "other than well constructors" is described in OAR 690-260.
(3) See Table 225-2 for a description of the well construction enforcement process.


Or. Admin. R. 690-225-0020
WRD 13-1986, f. 10-7-86, ef. 11-1-86; WRD 7-2001, f. & cert. ef. 11-15-01; WRD 2-2006, f. & cert. ef. 6-20-06; WRD 5-2023, amend filed 06/22/2023, effective 7/1/2023

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Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 536.090, ORS 537.505-537.795, ORS 537.992, ORS 536.027, ORS 183 & ORS 536.900

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 536.090, ORS 537.505-537.795, ORS 537.992, ORS 183 & ORS 536.900

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