43 U.S. Code § 390h - Program to investigate reclamation and reuse of wastewater and groundwater; general authority
(a) Program established
The Secretary of the Interior (hereafter “Secretary”), acting pursuant to the Reclamation Act of 1902 (Act of June 17, 1902, 32 Stat. 388) and Acts amendatory thereof and supplementary thereto (hereafter “Federal reclamation laws”), is directed to undertake a program to investigate and identify opportunities for reclamation and reuse of municipal, industrial, domestic, and agricultural wastewater, and naturally impaired ground and surface waters, for the design and construction of demonstration and permanent facilities to reclaim and reuse wastewater, and to conduct research, including desalting, for the reclamation of wastewater and naturally impaired ground and surface waters.
(b) States included
(c) Agreements and regulations
(d) San Luis Unit of Central Valley Project, California
The Secretary shall not investigate, promote or implement, pursuant to sections 390h to 390h–39 of this title, any project intended to reclaim and reuse agricultural wastewater generated in the service area of the San Luis Unit of the Central Valley Project, California, except those measures recommended for action by the San Joaquin Valley Drainage Program in the report entitled A Management Plan for Agricultural Subsurface Drainage and Related Problems on the Westside San Joaquin Valley (September 1990).
Source(Pub. L. 102–575, title XVI, § 1602,Oct. 30, 1992, 106 Stat. 4664; Pub. L. 106–566, title I, § 104(a),Dec. 23, 2000, 114 Stat. 2819.)
References in Text
The Reclamation Act of 1902 (Act of June 17, 1902, 32 Stat. 388), referred to in subsec. (a), is act June 17, 1902, ch. 1093, 32 Stat. 388, which is classified generally to this chapter. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 371 of this title and Tables.
Hereafter, referred to in subsec. (a), means hereafter in title XVI of Pub. L. 102–575, Oct. 30, 1992, 106 Stat. 4663, which enacted sections 390h to 390h–39 of this title.
2000—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 106–566inserted “, and the State of Hawaii” before period at end.
Short Title of 2005 Amendment
Pub. L. 109–70, § 1,Sept. 21, 2005, 119 Stat. 2009, provided that: “This Act [enacting section 390h–20 of this title and transferring section 390h–17a of this title to section 390h–19 of this title] may be cited as the ‘Hawaii Water Resources Act of 2005’.”
Short Title of 2004 Amendments
Pub. L. 108–316, § 1(a),Oct. 5, 2004, 118 Stat. 1202, provided that: “This section [enacting section 390h–17a of this title] may be cited as the ‘Williamson County Water Recycling Act of 2004’.”
Pub. L. 108–233, § 1,May 28, 2004, 118 Stat. 654, provided that: “This Act [enacting section 390h–18 of this title] may be cited as the ‘Irvine Basin Surface and Groundwater Improvement Act of 2004’.”
Short Title of 2000 Amendment
Pub. L. 106–566, title I, § 101,Dec. 23, 2000, 114 Stat. 2818, provided that: “This title [amending this section] may be cited as the ‘Hawaii Water Resources Act of 2000’.”
Short Title of 1998 Amendment
Pub. L. 105–321, § 1(a),Oct. 30, 1998, 112 Stat. 3020, provided that: “This Act [enacting section 390h–16 of this title, amending section 564w–1 of Title 25, Indians, and enacting and amending provisions listed in a table of National Wildlife Refuges set out under section 668dd of Title 16, Conservation] may be cited as the ‘Oregon Public Lands Transfer and Protection Act of 1998’.”
Short Title of 1996 Amendment
Pub. L. 104–266, § 1,Oct. 9, 1996, 110 Stat. 3290, provided that: “This Act [enacting sections 390h–12a to 390h–12p of this title and amending sections 390h–1 to 390h–3, 390h–9, and 390h–13 to 390h–15 of this title] may be cited as the ‘Reclamation Recycling and Water Conservation Act of 1996’.”