ENTRY FORM

CALENDAR STATUS: Active
SC Number:
S067938
CA Number:
A165160
Case Title:
WaterWatch of Oregon v. Water Resources Department
Date:
04/29/2021
Time:
09:00 AM
Location:
Via Video Case 1
Attorneys:
Thomas Christ on behalf of Waterwatch of Oregon Inc.
Carson L Whitehead on behalf of Oregon Water Resources Department
David E Filippi and Crystal S Chase on behalf of Warm Springs Hydro LLC
Comments:
Statement of Issues:
Does the temporary in-stream use of water under a lease of a hydroelectric water right qualify as a "use of water under a hydroelectric water right, " under ORS 543A.305(3), which provides that water rights associated with a hydroelectric water project shall be converted to a permanent in-stream water right for the public trust "[f]ive years after the use of water under a hydroelectric water right ceases"?

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