United States Code
USC most recently checked for updates: Jun 10, 2023
The term “eligible project” means a project described in subsection (c).
The term “program” means the grant program established under subsection (b).
The term “Reclamation State” means a State or territory described in the first section of the Act of
The Secretary shall establish a program to provide grants to eligible entities on a competitive basis for the planning, design, and construction of large-scale water recycling and reuse projects that provide substantial water supply and other benefits to the Reclamation States in accordance with this section.
The Federal share of the cost of any project provided a grant under the program shall not exceed 25 percent of the total cost of the eligible project.
The Secretary shall not impose a total dollar cap on Federal contributions for all eligible individual projects provided a grant under the program.
Any funds provided by the Secretary to an eligible entity under the program shall be considered nonreimbursable.
In providing a grant for an eligible project under the program, the Secretary shall comply with all applicable environmental laws, including the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.).
Not later than 1 year after
At the end of each fiscal year, the Secretary shall make available on the website of the Department of the Interior an annual report that lists each eligible project for which a grant has been awarded under this section during the fiscal year.
The Comptroller General of the United States shall conduct an assessment of the administrative establishment, solicitation, selection, and justification process with respect to the funding of grants under this section.
The Secretary shall consider the planning, design, and construction of a conveyance system for an eligible project to be eligible for grant funding under the program.
The authority to carry out this section terminates on the date that is 5 years after