H.R. 1803, The San Diego Water Storage and Efficiency Act of 2007
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H.R. 1803 would direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a feasibility study to design and construct a four reservoir intertie system for the purposes of improving the water storage opportunities, water supply reliability, and water yield of San Vicente, El Capitan, Murray, and Loveland Reservoirs in San Diego County, California in consultation and cooperation with the City of San Diego and the Sweetwater Authority.
<b>(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)</b>
San Diego Water Storage and Efficiency Act of 2007 - Authorizes the Secretary of the Interior, in cooperation with the City of San Diego and the Sweetwater Authority, to undertake a study to determine the feasibility of constructing a four reservoir intertie system to improve water storage opportunities, water supply reliability, and water yield of the existing non-federal water storage system.
Directs that the feasibility study: (1) document the Secretary's engineering, environmental, and economic investigation of the proposed reservoir and intertie project, taking into consideration the needs of and potential benefits to the area; and (2) indicate whether the proposed project is recommended. Limits the federal cost share and total federal costs.
Directs the Secretary to: (1) consult and cooperate with appropriate state, regional, and local authorities; and (2) submit to Congress a feasibility report and seek specific authority to develop and construct any recommended project.
Terminates the Secretary's authority to carry out this Act 10 years after its enactment.
Status of the Legislation
Latest Major Action: 4/24/2008: Senate committee/subcommittee actions. Status: Subcommittee on Water and Power. Date of scheduled hearing. SD-366. 2:15 p.m.
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