A water improvement district may:
(1) Acquire, construct, reconstruct, equip, own, maintain, operate, sell, lease and dispose of domestic, industrial and municipal water works or systems and property and all appurtenances incident thereto.
(2) Furnish water for domestic, industrial and municipal uses to premises and inhabitants within the district, and in connection therewith, may supply, furnish and sell any surplus water storage or carrying capacity over and above the domestic, industrial and municipal needs of its inhabitants to persons or public bodies as defined in ORS 174.109, either within or without the district. However:
(a) A district shall not sell, offer to sell, lease or deliver water within a city that is receiving water for any purpose from a public utility as defined by ORS 757.005; and
(b) The power to furnish water for domestic, industrial and municipal uses under this section shall not be exercised in such a manner as to impair the service of the district in furnishing water for its inhabitants. [1969 c.606 §21; 2003 c.802 §137]Section: Previous 552.270 552.275 552.280 552.285 552.305 552.310 552.315 552.320 552.325 552.330 552.340 552.345 552.350 552.403 552.405 Next
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