Using municipal water for commercial farm?

Asked January 23, 2020, 3:51 AM EST

Are commercial farms allowed to pay local municipales water for commercial Farming use with out water rights? Not well or surface water.

Clackamas County Oregon

1 Response

Yes, the municipality holds the water right and the water can be used for commercial farming. Check with the local water authority that manages the municipal water to confirm they have the capacity to fulfill the irrigation needs for your acreage.