City Has Until 2026 to Complete the Project
The Oregon Water Resources Department released its Final Determination for Transfer Application T-11116 for Lincoln City’s change in the Point of Diversion (P.O.D.) of their existing Rock Creek water right on March 16, 2011. This Final Determination provided the Department’s conclusion that the proposed change in place of use, and point of diversion, should be approved. You may review the Final Order in Application T-11116 as it contains certain conditions that have been identified as a condition of the permit. The City and Siletz tribe have until October 1, 2026 to complete the work described in the application and until October 1, 2027 to claim beneficial use. With this order the City’s application process comes to a close.