Oregon Revised Statutes Water Resources: Irrigation, Drainage, Flood Control, Reclamation § 537.835
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(1) Pursuant to the provisions of ORS 537.810, consent is hereby given to the City of Walla Walla, a municipal corporation of the State of Washington, to appropriate, impound and divert certain waters from Mill Creek, a tributary of the Walla Walla River, located in Township 6 North, Range 38, E.W.M., Umatilla County, Oregon, for the beneficial use of both the State of Oregon and within the City of Walla Walla, State of Washington, subject to the following terms and conditions:
(a) The City of Walla Walla shall pay the entire cost of constructing and maintaining this project; and
(b) The City of Walla Walla shall employ only residents and inhabitants of the State of Oregon in the construction and maintenance of the project.
(2) The Water Resources Commission may from time to time direct that a designated portion of the impounded waters shall be held in the State of Oregon for fire protection, for use by Oregon residents, for wildlife habitat needs, and to maintain proper streamflow during the summer months.
(3) Prior to commencing construction, the City of Walla Walla shall make application for such appropriation, impoundment and diversion to the Water Resources Commission and such appropriation, impoundment and diversion shall be allowed upon such additional terms, conditions, reservations, restrictions and provisions, including minimum streamflow, as the Water Resources Commission shall impose for the protection and benefit of the State of Oregon.
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