(1) Upon the request of the holder and the approval of the Water Resources Department, a hydroelectric water right or claim may be amended.
(2) The Water Resources Department shall develop rules governing the process by which a hydroelectric water right or claim may be amended. Any amendments under subsection (1) of this section shall:
(a) Be consistent with the final unified state position for the project;
(b) Be consistent with the requirements of ORS chapter 543A;
(c) Cause no injury to other water rights; and
(d) Allow for public participation in the amendment process.
(3) The Water Resources Director may unilaterally amend a power claim or uncertificated claim in order to assess project specific fees under ORS 543.080. [1999 c.873 §11]Section: Previous 543.075 543.078 543.080 543.082 543.085 543.088 543.090 543.092 543.095 543.110 543.120 543.130 543.135 543.140 543.150 Next
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