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H.R. 3045 (114th): California Water Recycling and Drought Relief Act


The text of the bill below is as of Jul 13, 2015 (Introduced). The bill was not enacted into law.


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114th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 3045

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 13, 2015

(for himself, Mr. DeSaulnier, Mr. Huffman, Mr. Farr, Mr. Honda, Mr. Thompson of California, Ms. Speier, Mr. Swalwell of California, Mr. Garamendi, and Ms. Lofgren) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources

A BILL

To amend the Reclamation Wastewater and Groundwater Study and Facilities Act to authorize certain recycled water projects, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the California Water Recycling and Drought Relief Act.

2.

Project authorizations

(a)

In general

The Reclamation Wastewater and Groundwater Study and Facilities Act (43 U.S.C. 390h et seq.) (as amended by section 512(a) of the Consolidated Natural Resources Act of 2008) is amended by adding at the end the following:

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Benicia recycled water project to Valero refinery

(a)

Authorization

The Secretary, in cooperation with the City of Benicia, California, is authorized to participate in the design, planning, and construction of recycled water system facilities.

(b)

Cost share

The Federal share of the cost of the project authorized by this section shall not exceed 25 percent of the total cost of the project.

(c)

Limitation

The Secretary shall not provide funds for the operation and maintenance of the project authorized by this section.

(d)

Authorization of appropriations

There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section $4,000,000.

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Brentwood Recycled Water Project

(a)

Authorization

The Secretary, in cooperation with the City of Brentwood, California, is authorized to participate in the design, planning, and construction of recycled water system facilities.

(b)

Cost share

The Federal share of the cost of the project authorized by this section shall not exceed 25 percent of the total cost of the project.

(c)

Limitation

The Secretary shall not provide funds for the operation and maintenance of the project authorized by this section.

(d)

Authorization of appropriations

There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section $5,200,000.

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Central Dublin Recycled Water Distribution and Retrofit Project

(a)

Authorization

The Secretary, in cooperation with the Dublin San Ramon Services District, California, is authorized to participate in the design, planning, and construction of recycled water system facilities.

(b)

Cost share

The Federal share of the cost of the project authorized by this section shall not exceed 25 percent of the total cost of the project.

(c)

Limitation

The Secretary shall not provide funds for the operation and maintenance of the project authorized by this section.

(d)

Authorization of appropriations

There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section $1,150,000.

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Central Redwood City Recycled Water Project

(a)

Authorization

The Secretary, in cooperation with the City of Redwood City, California, is authorized to participate in the design, planning, and construction of recycled water system facilities.

(b)

Cost share

The Federal share of the cost of the project authorized by this section shall not exceed 25 percent of the total cost of the project.

(c)

Limitation

The Secretary shall not provide funds for the operation and maintenance of the project authorized by this section.

(d)

Authorization of appropriations

There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section $8,000,000.

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Concord Recycled Water Project

(a)

Authorization

The Secretary, in cooperation with the Central Contra Costa Sanitary District, California, is authorized to participate in the design, planning, and construction of recycled water system facilities.

(b)

Cost share

The Federal share of the cost of the project authorized by this section shall not exceed 25 percent of the total cost of the project.

(c)

Limitation

The Secretary shall not provide funds for the operation and maintenance of the project authorized by this section.

(d)

Authorization of appropriations

There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section $1,800,000.

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Contra Costa County Refinery Recycled Water Project, phase 1

(a)

Authorization

The Secretary, in cooperation with the Central Contra Costa Sanitary District, California, is authorized to participate in the design, planning, and construction of recycled water system facilities.

(b)

Cost share

The Federal share of the cost of the project authorized by this section shall not exceed 25 percent of the total cost of the project.

(c)

Limitation

The Secretary shall not provide funds for the operation and maintenance of the project authorized by this section.

(d)

Authorization of appropriations

There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section $6,250,000.

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Delta Diablo Recycled Water Project

(a)

Authorization

The Secretary, in cooperation with the Delta Diablo, California, is authorized to participate in the design, planning, and construction of recycled water system facilities.

(b)

Cost share

The Federal share of the cost of the project authorized by this section shall not exceed 25 percent of the total cost of the project.

(c)

Limitation

The Secretary shall not provide funds for the operation and maintenance of the project authorized by this section.

(d)

Authorization of appropriations

There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section $8,500,000.

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Delta Diablo High Purity Water Treatment Facility

(a)

Authorization

The Secretary, in cooperation with the Delta Diablo, California, is authorized to participate in the design, planning, and construction of recycled water system facilities.

(b)

Cost share

The Federal share of the cost of the project authorized by this section shall not exceed 25 percent of the total cost of the project.

(c)

Limitation

The Secretary shall not provide funds for the operation and maintenance of the project authorized by this section.

(d)

Authorization of appropriations

There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section $12,500,000.

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Dublin Recycled Water Expansion Project

(a)

Authorization

The Secretary, in cooperation with the Dublin San Ramon Services District, California, is authorized to participate in the design, planning, and construction of recycled water system facilities.

(b)

Cost share

The Federal share of the cost of the project authorized by this section shall not exceed 25 percent of the total cost of the project.

(c)

Limitation

The Secretary shall not provide funds for the operation and maintenance of the project authorized by this section.

(d)

Authorization of appropriations

There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section $5,275,000.

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Fresno East Central Recycled Water Facility

(a)

Authorization

The Secretary, in cooperation with the City of Fresno, California, is authorized to participate in the design, planning, and construction of recycled water system facilities.

(b)

Cost share

The Federal share of the cost of the project authorized by this section shall not exceed 25 percent of the total cost of the project.

(c)

Limitation

The Secretary shall not provide funds for the operation and maintenance of the project authorized by this section.

(d)

Authorization of appropriations

There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section $5,500,000.

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Fresno Downtown recycled water system

(a)

Authorization

The Secretary, in cooperation with the City of Fresno, California, is authorized to participate in the design, planning, and construction of recycled water system facilities.

(b)

Cost share

The Federal share of the cost of the project authorized by this section shall not exceed 25 percent of the total cost of the project.

(c)

Limitation

The Secretary shall not provide funds for the operation and maintenance of the project authorized by this section.

(d)

Authorization of appropriations

There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section $3,750,000.

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Fresno Southwest recycled water distribution

(a)

Authorization

The Secretary, in cooperation with the City of Fresno, California, is authorized to participate in the design, planning, and construction of recycled water system facilities.

(b)

Cost share

The Federal share of the cost of the project authorized by this section shall not exceed 25 percent of the total cost of the project.

(c)

Limitation

The Secretary shall not provide funds for the operation and maintenance of the project authorized by this section.

(d)

Authorization of appropriations

There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section $12,750,000.

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Hayward Recycled Water Project

(a)

Authorization

The Secretary, in cooperation with the City of Hayward, California, is authorized to participate in the design, planning, and construction of recycled water system facilities.

(b)

Cost share

The Federal share of the cost of the project authorized by this section shall not exceed 25 percent of the total cost of the project.

(c)

Limitation

The Secretary shall not provide funds for the operation and maintenance of the project authorized by this section.

(d)

Authorization of appropriations

There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section $2,500,000.

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Ironhouse Sanitary District Cypress Recycled Water Project

(a)

Authorization

The Secretary, in cooperation with the Ironhouse Sanitary District, California, is authorized to participate in the design, planning, and construction of recycled water distribution systems.

(b)

Cost share

The Federal share of the cost of the project authorized by this section shall not exceed 25 percent of the total cost of the project.

(c)

Limitation

The Secretary shall not provide funds for the operation and maintenance of the project authorized by this section.

(d)

Authorization of appropriations

There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section $1,250,000.

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Ironhouse Sanitary District Industrial Recycled Water Project

(a)

Authorization

The Secretary, in cooperation with the Ironhouse Sanitary District, California, is authorized to participate in the design, planning, and construction of recycled water distribution systems.

(b)

Cost share

The Federal share of the cost of the project authorized by this section shall not exceed 25 percent of the total cost of the project.

(c)

Limitation

The Secretary shall not provide funds for the operation and maintenance of the project authorized by this section.

(d)

Authorization of appropriations

There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section $7,250,000.

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Ironhouse Sanitary District Direct Potable Reuse Project

(a)

Authorization

The Secretary, in cooperation with the Ironhouse Sanitary District, California, is authorized to participate in the design, planning, and construction of recycled water distribution systems.

(b)

Cost share

The Federal share of the cost of the project authorized by this section shall not exceed 25 percent of the total cost of the project.

(c)

Limitation

The Secretary shall not provide funds for the operation and maintenance of the project authorized by this section.

(d)

Authorization of appropriations

There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section $10,000,000.

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Pure Water Monterey A Groundwater Replenishment Project, phase 1

(a)

Authorization

The Secretary, in cooperation with the Monterey Regional Water Pollution Control Agency, Monterey, California, is authorized to participate in the design, planning, and construction of recycled water system facilities.

(b)

Cost share

The Federal share of the cost of the project authorized by this section shall not exceed 25 percent of the total cost of the project.

(c)

Limitation

The Secretary shall not provide funds for the operation and maintenance of the project authorized by this section.

(d)

Authorization of appropriations

There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section $7,500,000.

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Mountain View Recycled Water Project

(a)

Authorization

The Secretary, in cooperation with the City of Mountain View, California, is authorized to participate in the design, planning, and construction of recycled water system facilities.

(b)

Cost share

The Federal share of the cost of the project authorized by this section shall not exceed 25 percent of the total cost of the project.

(c)

Limitation

The Secretary shall not provide funds for the operation and maintenance of the project authorized by this section.

(d)

Authorization of appropriations

There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section $3,125,000.

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North Valley Regional Recycled Water Project

(a)

Authorization

The Secretary, in cooperation with the City of Ceres, City of Modesto, City of Turlock, Del Puerto Water District, and Stanislaus County, California, is authorized to participate in the design, planning, and construction of recycled water system facilities.

(b)

Cost share

The Federal share of the cost of the project authorized by this section shall not exceed 25 percent of the total cost of the project.

(c)

Limitation

The Secretary shall not provide funds for the operation and maintenance of the project authorized by this section.

(d)

Authorization of appropriations

There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section $25,000,000.

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Palo Alto Recycled Water Pipeline Project

(a)

Authorization

The Secretary, in cooperation with the City of Palo Alto, California, is authorized to participate in the design, planning, and construction of recycled water system facilities.

(b)

Cost share

The Federal share of the cost of the project authorized by this section shall not exceed 25 percent of the total cost of the project.

(c)

Limitation

The Secretary shall not provide funds for the operation and maintenance of the project authorized by this section.

(d)

Authorization of appropriations

There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section $8,250,000.

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Pleasanton Recycled Water Project

(a)

Authorization

The Secretary, in cooperation with the City of Pleasanton, California, is authorized to participate in the design, planning, and construction of recycled water system facilities.

(b)

Cost share

The Federal share of the cost of the project authorized by this section shall not exceed 25 percent of the total cost of the project.

(c)

Limitation

The Secretary shall not provide funds for the operation and maintenance of the project authorized by this section.

(d)

Authorization of appropriations

There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section $4,400,000.

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Potable reuse in Santa Clara County, phase 1

(a)

Authorization

The Secretary, in cooperation with the Santa Clara Valley Water District, California, is authorized to participate in the design, planning, and construction of recycled water system facilities.

(b)

Cost share

The Federal share of the cost of the project authorized by this section shall not exceed 25 percent of the total cost of the project.

(c)

Limitation

The Secretary shall not provide funds for the operation and maintenance of the project authorized by this section.

(d)

Authorization of appropriations

There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section $20,400,000.

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San Jose Water Company Recycled Water Project

(a)

Authorization

The Secretary, in cooperation with the San Jose Water Company, California, is authorized to participate in the design, planning, and construction of recycled water system facilities.

(b)

Cost share

The Federal share of the cost of the project authorized by this section shall not exceed 25 percent of the total cost of the project.

(c)

Limitation

The Secretary shall not provide funds for the operation and maintenance of the project authorized by this section.

(d)

Authorization of appropriations

There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section $6,000,000.

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Sunnyvale Continuous Recycled Water Production Project

(a)

Authorization

The Secretary, in cooperation with the City of Sunnyvale, California, is authorized to participate in the design, planning, and construction of recycled water system facilities.

(b)

Cost share

The Federal share of the cost of the project authorized by this section shall not exceed 25 percent of the total cost of the project.

(c)

Limitation

The Secretary shall not provide funds for the operation and maintenance of the project authorized by this section.

(d)

Authorization of appropriations

There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section $500,000.

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West Bay Sanitary District Recycled Water Project

(a)

Authorization

The Secretary, in cooperation with the West Bay Sanitary District, California, is authorized to participate in the design, planning, and construction of recycled water system facilities.

(b)

Cost share

The Federal share of the cost of the project authorized by this section shall not exceed 25 percent of the total cost of the project.

(c)

Limitation

The Secretary shall not provide funds for the operation and maintenance of the project authorized by this section.

(d)

Authorization of Appropriations

There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section $3,250,000.

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Wolfe Road Recycled Water Project

(a)

Authorization

The Secretary, in cooperation with the Santa Clara Valley Water District and the City of Sunnyvale, California, is authorized to participate in the design, planning, and construction of recycled water system facilities.

(b)

Cost share

The Federal share of the cost of the project authorized by this section shall not exceed 25 percent of the total cost of the project.

(c)

Limitation

The Secretary shall not provide funds for the operation and maintenance of the project authorized by this section.

(d)

Authorization of appropriations

There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section $4,375,000.

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Yountville Recycled Water Project

(a)

Authorization

The Secretary, in cooperation with the Town of Yountville, California, is authorized to participate in the design, planning, and construction of recycled water system facilities.

(b)

Cost share

The Federal share of the cost of the project authorized by this section shall not exceed 25 percent of the total cost of the project.

(c)

Limitation

The Secretary shall not provide funds for the operation and maintenance of the project authorized by this section.

(d)

Authorization of appropriations

There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section $875,000.

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(b)

Project implementation

In carrying out sections 1642 through 1648 of the Reclamation Wastewater and Groundwater Study and Facilities Act, and the sections added to such Act by subsection (a), the Secretary shall enter into individual agreements to fund the projects and shall include in such agreements a provision for the reimbursement of design, planning, and construction costs, including those costs incurred prior to the enactment of this Act, subject to appropriations made available for the Federal share of the project under sections 1642 through 1648 of the Reclamation Wastewater and Groundwater Study and Facilities Act and the sections added to such Act by subsection (a).

(c)

Clerical amendments

The table of contents of the Reclamation Projects Authorization and Adjustment Act of 1992 (43 U.S.C. prec. 371) (as amended by section 512(a) of the Consolidated Natural Resources Act of 2008) is amended by adding at the end the following:

Sec. 16__. Benicia recycled water project to Valero refinery.

Sec. 16__. Brentwood Recycled Water Project.

Sec. 16__. Central Dublin Recycled Water Distribution and Retrofit Project.

Sec. 16__. Central Redwood City Recycled Water Project.

Sec. 16__. Concord Recycled Water Project.

Sec. 16__. Contra Costa County Refinery Recycled Water Project, phase 1.

Sec. 16__. Delta Diablo Recycled Water Project.

Sec. 16__. Delta Diablo High Purity Water Treatment Facility.

Sec. 16__. Dublin Recycled Water Expansion Project.

Sec. 16__. Fresno East Central Recycled Water Facility.

Sec. 16__. Fresno Downtown recycled water system.

Sec. 16__. Fresno Southwest recycled water distribution.

Sec. 16__. Hayward Recycled Water Project.

Sec. 16__. Ironhouse Sanitary District Cypress Recycled Water Project.

Sec. 16__. Ironhouse Sanitary District Industrial Recycled Water Project.

Sec. 16__. Ironhouse Sanitary District Direct Potable Reuse Project.

Sec. 16__. Pure Water Monterey A Groundwater Replenishment Project, phase 1.

Sec. 16__. Mountain View Recycled Water Project.

Sec. 16__. North Valley Regional Recycled Water Project.

Sec. 16__. Palo Alto Recycled Water Pipeline Project.

Sec. 16__. Pleasanton Recycled Water Project.

Sec. 16__. Potable reuse in Santa Clara County, phase 1.

Sec. 16__. San Jose Water Company Recycled Water Project.

Sec. 16__. Sunnyvale Continuous Recycled Water Production Project.

Sec. 16__. West Bay Sanitary District Recycled Water Project.

Sec. 16__. Wolfe Road Recycled Water Project.

Sec. 16__. Yountville Recycled Water Project.

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3.

Modification to authorized projects

Section 1644(d) of the Reclamation Wastewater and Groundwater Study and Facilities Act (43 U.S.C. 390h–27) (as amended by section 512(a) of the Consolidated Natural Resources Act of 2008) is amended by striking $2,250,000 and inserting $3,200,000.