IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
September 29, 2010
Mr. Isakson (for himself and Mr. Chambliss) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works
To require the Secretary of the Army to operate the Buford Dam/Lake Sidney Lanier Project, and for other purposes.
Industrial and municipal water supply, Lake Sidney Lanier, Georgia
Requirement of Secretary of the Army
Subject to subsection (b), the Secretary of the Army (acting through the Chief of Engineers) (referred to in this section as the Secretary) shall operate the Buford Dam/Lake Sidney Lanier Project—
for the purpose of municipal and industrial water supply; and
notwithstanding each limitation described in section 301(d) of the Water Supply Act of 1958 (43 U.S.C. 390b(d)), to include storage in the project for water supply.
Subsection (a) shall not apply unless the non-Federal sponsor of the water supply storage described in subsection (a) pays the cost for the capital investment for reallocated storage space in accordance with each procedure that the Secretary determines to be necessary.