When conditions beyond the control of the owner or operator of an impoundment or diversion structure, to which an order of the Water Resources Commission, made as provided in ORS 541.520 or 541.530 relates, threaten the safety of the structure, and the release of water from the structure contrary to the terms, limitations and conditions stated in the order is or may be necessary to remove such threat:
(1) The terms, limitations and conditions of the order shall not apply to such release of water.
(2) The owner, operator or person in immediate charge of the structure shall immediately notify the commission or the Water Resources Department of the situation.
(3) The owner, operator or person in immediate charge of the structure shall immediately notify, to the best of the personís ability, those persons whose life or property may be threatened by such release of water. [1961 c.379 §6; 1985 c.673 §110]Section: Previous 541.460 541.510 541.515 541.520 541.525 541.530 541.535 541.540 541.545 541.550 541.555 541.557 541.560 541.565 541.567 Next
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