OWRD

AcronymDefinition
OWRDOregon Water Resources Department
OWRDOsler-Weber-Rendu Disease (medical disorder)
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Oregon must obtain a permit (158) from OWRD to appropriate water from
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The OWRD has reported that the top three overclocking records
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state agency or by conversion from an existing right, OWRD analyzes the
None of the four state water resource agencies in the Northwest believes it has adequate resources to do its job.(84) When asked by agency headquarters for an estimate of additional staffing needs, one OWRD field manager responded as follows: You asked for a "Cadillac" and a "Citron" [sic] version of what staffing additions are needed to regulate to rate and duty on all Snake River tributaries....
Furthermore, the extension of the public trust doctrine in Oregon is supported by the overaching control that Oregon exercises over the allocation and management of water resources, and the statutory duty of OWRD to incorporate trust considerations in water appropriation decisions.
However, this definition may limit the state's ability to assess civil penalties on uses that may indeed be determined to be wasteful under the state's general definition of waste.(161) In any case, this limitation on the state's civil penalty authority does not prohibit OWRD from shutting off unnecessary use.
In addition to consultation with agencies, tribes, and local governments, the Director of OWRD must consider other factors affecting fish survival before approving a water appropriation permit.