Or. Admin. R. 695-046-0220 - Compliance and Enforcement

(1) The ongoing use of the water interests acquired with OWEB water acquisition grant funds shall be consistent with the purposes specified in section 4b Article XV of the Oregon Constitution. If significant compliance issues cannot be resolved to the full satisfaction of the Director, the Director, after informing the Board and providing reasonable written notice to the recipient of the grant, may in his or her discretion initiate any and all legal remedies available to OWEB, including recovery of the OWEB grant funds that were used to purchase the water interest, and reasonable interest and penalties at the option of the Director.
(2) OWEB, its grantees, contractors and cooperating agencies must be provided sufficient legal access to property to which the water interest acquired with OWEB funds is appurtenant, for the purpose of monitoring to certify that the water interest is being used and managed consistent with Section 4b, Article XV of the Oregon Constitution.


Or. Admin. R. 695-046-0220
OWEB 2-2013, f. & cert. ef. 6-19-13; OWEB 2-2020, amend filed 04/27/2020, effective 5/1/2020

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 541.906

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 541.932(9)

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