Notwithstanding any other provision of this section to the contrary, obligations that require water users, pursuant to contracts with the Secretary, to repay the share of construction costs and to pay the share of the operation and maintenance and contract administrative costs of a Corps of Engineers project which are allocated to conservation storage or irrigation storage shall remain in effect.
43 U.S. Code § 390ll - Corps of Engineers projects
(a) Applicability of Federal reclamation lawsNotwithstanding any other provision of law, neither the ownership or pricing limitation provisions nor the other provisions of Federal reclamation law, including this subchapter, shall be applicable to lands receiving benefits from Federal water resources projects constructed by the United States Army Corps of Engineers, unless—
(b) Payment of construction, operation, maintenance and administrative costs allocated to conservation or irrigation storage
References in Text
Federal reclamation law, referred to in subsec. (a), is defined in section 390aa of this title.