Oregon Statutes - Chapter 468B - Water Quality - Section 468B.190 - Ground water monitoring and assessment.

(1) In cooperation with the Water Resources Department, the Department of Environmental Quality and the Oregon State University Agricultural Experiment Station shall conduct an ongoing statewide monitoring and assessment program of the quality of the ground water resource of this state. The program shall be designed to identify:

(a) Areas of the state that are especially vulnerable to ground water contamination;

(b) Long-term trends in ground water quality;

(c) Ambient quality of the ground water resource of Oregon; and

(d) Any emerging ground water quality problems.

(2) The Oregon State University Agricultural Experiment Station shall forward copies of all information acquired from the statewide monitoring and assessment program conducted under this section to the Department of Environmental Quality for inclusion in the central repository of information about Oregonís ground water resource established pursuant to ORS 468B.167. [Formerly 468B.185]

(Underground Injection Control Program)

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