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Rulemaking Actions

Rule Amendments for Seismic Resiliency and Clarification

The Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division is proposing to permanently amend Oregon Administrative Rules in chapter 333, division 61 relating to water system master plans and water system management and operations. The proposed amendments are intended to promote seismic resiliency, ensure water treatment is applied equally at all water systems and improve the clarity and organization of the rule language.



Specific amendments and proposed rule language are identified in the documents available below, which include:
The Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Hearing
The Statement of Need and Fiscal Impact
Summary of Substantive Rule Amendments

The full text of the proposed rules identifying all amendments
The full text of the rules as if the proposed amendments were accepted
Proposed Tables
(The proposed rule language can be easier to read in this document.)

Amendments are identified as red text with new language underlined and language to be deleted with a strike-through. Double underlined or double strikethrough text denotes text that has been moved.

Public Hearing & Comment Period
If you wish to comment on these proposed rule revisions, you may submit written comments or provide oral testimony as follows:

  • You may submit written comments before 5:00 p.m. on October 25, 2017 to:

    OHA, Public Health Division
    Brittany Hall, Administrative Rules Coordinator
    800 NE Oregon Street, Suite 930
    Portland, OR 97232

    By email to:, or
    By facsimile to (971) 673-1299

  • You can present oral testimony at the following public hearing:
    September 21 at 2:00 p.m.
    Portland State Office Building
    800 NE Oregon St, Room 1A
    Portland, OR 97232 
If you have any questions or would like to request a paper copy of these documents, please contact Brad Daniels at 971-673-0405

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