42 U.S. Code § 10307 - Types of research and development

§ 10307.
Types of research and development
The type of research and development to be undertaken under the authority of section 10303 of this title shall include the following:sections 10304 and 10305 of this title
Aspects of the hydrologic cycle;
Supply and demand for water;
Demineralization of saline and other impaired waters;
Conservation and best use of available supplies of water and methods of increasing such supplies;
Water reuse;
Depletion, contamination, and degradation of groundwater supplies;
Improvements in the productivity of water when used for agricultural, municipal, and commercial purposes;
The economic, legal, engineering, social, recreational, biological, geographic, ecological, and other aspects of water quality and quantity problems;
Scientific information dissemination activities, including identifying, assembling, and interpreting the results of scientific and engineering research on water resources problems; and
Providing means for improved communication of research results, having due regard for the varying conditions and needs for the respective States and regions.

1990—Par. (6). Pub. L. 101–397, § 1(k), which directed that “, contamination,” be inserted after “depletion”, was executed by making the insertion after “Depletion” to reflect the probable intent of Congress.

Par. (8). Pub. L. 101–397, § 1(

), inserted “quality and quantity” after “water”.


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