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of War is authorized to grant leases of lands, structures, or facilities in reservoir areas for such periods and upon such terms as he may deem reasonable: Provided, That licenses to Federal, State, or local governmental agencies for the use of areas suitable for public park and recreational purposes may be granted without monetary consideration when the Secretary of War determines such action to be in the public interest. All moneys received for leases or privileges shall be deposited in the Treasury of the United States as miscellaneous receipts.

SEC. 4. That the Secretary of War is authorized to sell to States, municipalities, private concerns, or individuals, at such prices and on such terms as he may deem reasonable, for domestic and industrial uses surplus water that may be available at any reservoir under the control of the War Department. All moneys received from such sales shall be deposited in the Treasury of the United States as miscellaneous receipts.

SEC. 5. Hereafter, it shall be the duty of the Secretary of War to prescribe regulations for the use of storage available for flood control or navigation at all reservoirs constructed wholly or in part with Federal funds provided on the basis of such purposes, and the operation of any such project shall be in accordance with such regulations.

SEC. 6. Hereafter, whenever in the opinion of the Secretary of War and the Chief of Engineers any dam and reservoir project operated under the direction of the Secretary of War can be consistently used for reclamation of arid lands, it shall be the duty of the Secretary of the Interior to prescribe regulations under existing reclamation law for the use of the storage available for such purpose, and the operation of any such project shall be in accordance with such regulations. Such rates, as the Secretary of the Interior may deem reasonable, shall be charged for the use of said storage; the moneys received to be deposited into the Treasury to the credit of miscellaneous receipts : Provided, That this section shall not apply to any dam or reservoir heretofore constructed which supplements any existing locally operated irrigation districts.

SEC. 7. That the following works of improvement for the benefit of navigation and the control of destructive floodwaters and other purposes are hereby adopted and authorized in the interest of the national security and with a view toward providing an adequate reservoir of useful and worthy public works for the post-war construction program, to be prosecuted under the direction of the Secretary of War and supervision of the Chief of Engineers in accordance with the plans in the respective reports hereinafter designated and subject to the conditions set forth therein: Provided, That the necessary plans, specifications, and preliminary work may be prosecuted during the war, with funds from appropriations heretofore or hereafter made for flood control, so as to be ready for rapid inauguration of a post-war program of construction : Provided further, That when the existing critical situation with respect to materials, equipment, and manpower no longer exists, and in any event not later than immediately following the cessation of hostilities in the present war, the projects herein shall be initiated as expeditiously and prosecuted as vigorously as may be consistent with budgetary requirements : And provided further, That penstocks and other similar facilities adapted to possible future use in the development of hydroelectric power shall be installed in any dam herein authorized when approved by the Secretary of War on the recommendation of the Chief of Engineers and the Federal Power Commission.

CONNECTICUT RIVER BASIN

In addition to previous authorizations, there is hereby authorized to be appropriated the sum of $30,000,000 for the prosecution of the comprehensive plan approved in the Act of June 28, 1938, as modified by the Act approved August 18, 1941, for the Connecticut River Basin : Provided, That neither this authorization nor previous authorizations shall be construed to authorize the construction of a high dam at Williamsville site.

THAMES RIVER BASIN In addition to previous authorizations, there is hereby authorized the completion of the plan approved in the Act of August 18, 1941, for the Thames River Basin at an estimated cost of $7,200,000.

HOUSATONIC RIVER BASIN

The project for the Thomaston Reservoir on the Naugatuck River, for flood control in the Housatonic River Basin, Connecticut, is hereby authorized substantially in accordance with the recommendations of the Chief of Engineers in House Document Numbered 338, Seventy-seventh Congress, first session, at an estimated cost of $5,151,000.

SUBQUEHANNA RIVER BASIN The project authorized by the Act of June 22, 1936, to provide for local protection works on the Susquehanna River at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, is hereby modified substantially in accordance with the recommendations of the Chief of Engineers in House Document Numbered 702, Seventy-seventh Congress, second session, at an estimated cost of $2,227,000.

The project for flood protection at Tyrone, Pennsylvania, on the Little Juniata River, Pennsylvania, is hereby authorized substantially in accordance with the recommendations of the Chief of Engineers in House Document Numbered 702, Seventy-seventh Congress, second session, at an estimated cost of $1,392,000.

The plan for flood control in southern New York and eastern Pennsylvania authorized by the Act of June 22, 1936, as modified by the Act of August 18, 1941, is hereby further modified to include the South Plymouth and Genegantslet Reservoirs on tributaries of the Chenango River substantially in accordance with the recommendations of the Chief of Engineers in House Document Numbered 702, Seventy-seventh Congress, second session, at an estimated additional cost of $4,755,000.

The plan for the Raystown Reservoir on the Raystown Branch of the Juniata River, Pennsylvania, for flood control and other purposes, substantially in accordance with the recommendation of the Chief of Engineers in House Document Numbered 702, Seventy-seventh Congress, second session, is approved, and there is hereby authorized to be appropriated the sum of $2,000,000 for the initiation and partial accomplishment thereof.

MOBILE RIVER BASIN-ALABAMA-Coosa RIVER BASIN In addition to previous authorizations, there is hereby authorized the completion of the Allatoona Reservoir on the Etowah River, Georgia, approved in the Act of August 18, 1941, at an estimated cost of $14,400,000.

LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER The project for flood control and improvement of the Lower Mississippi River adopted by the Act of May 15, 1928, as amended by subsequent Acts of Congress, is hereby modified in accordance with the recommendations of the Chief of Engineers in House Document Numbered 509, Seventy-eighth Congress, second session, and, as modified, is hereby adopted and there is hereby authorized to be appropriated, in addition to the sums previously authorized, $200,000,000 for the accomplishment of the purposes set forth in said document.

The project for flood control on, the Boeuf and Tensas Rivers and Bayou Macon, Arkansas and Louisiana, is hereby authorized substantially in accordance with the recommendations of the Chief of Engineers in Senate Document Numbered 151, Seventy-eighth Congress, second session, at an estimated cost of $5,013,000.

The project for flood control on the Big Sunflower, Little Sunflower, Hushpuckena, and Quiver Rivers and their tributaries, and on Hull Brake-Mill Creek Canal, Bogue, Phalia, Ditchlow Bayou, Deer Creek, and Steele Bayou, Mississippi, is hereby authorized substantially in accordance with the recommendations of the Chief of Engineers in House Document Numbered 516, Seventy-eighth Congress, second session, at an estimated cost of $3,752,000.

The project for flood protection in the backwater area of the Yazoo River authorized in the Food Control Act of August 18, 1941, is hereby amended to authorize the Chief of Engineers, in his discretion, to include improvements for the protection of the Satartia area at an estimated additional cost of $1,061,000 or, in his discretion, to include improvements for the protection of the Satartia area plus its extension at an estimated additional cost of $1,952,000.

RED-OUACHITA RIVER BASIN

In addition to previous authorizations, there is hereby authorized the completion of the plan approved in the Act of August 18, 1941, for the Little Missouri River in Arkansas, at an estimated cost of $3,800,000.

ARKANSAS RIVER BASIN

In addition to previous authorizations, there is hereby authorized to be appropriated the sum of $35,000,000 for the prosecution of the comprehensive plan approved in the Act of June 28, 1938, as modified by the Act approved August 18, 1941, for the Arkansas River Basin.

The projects for local flood protection on the Arkansas River are hereby modified and authorized substantially in accordance with the recommendations of the Chief of Engineers in House Document Numbered 447, Seventy-eighth Congress, second session, at an estimated additional cost of $10,299,400.

The project on tributaries of the Fountaine Que Bouille River for flood protection at Colorado Springs, Colorado, is hereby authorized substantially in accordance with the recommendations of the Chief of Engineers in House Document Numbered 186, Seventy-eighth Congress, first session, at an estimated cost of $500,000.

The project on Purgatoire River for local flood protection at Trinidad, Colorado, is hereby authorized substantially in accordance with the recommendations of the Chief of Engineers in House Document Numbered 387, Seventy-eighth Congress, second session, at an estimated cost of $909,000.

WHITE RIVER BASIN In addition to previous authorizations, there is hereby authorized to be appro priated the sum of $45,000,000 for the prosecution of the comprehensive plan approved in the Act of June 28, 1938, as modified by the Act approved August 18, 1941, for the White River Basin.

UPPER MISSISSIPPI RIVER BASIN

In addition to previous authorizations, there is hereby authorized to be appropriated the sum of $10,000,000 for the prosecution of the comprehensive plan approved in the Act of June 28, 1938, for the Upper Mississippi River Basin.

The project authorized by the Act of June 22, 1936, for local flood protection on the Mississippi River at the Sainte Genevieve Levee District Numbered 1, Missouri, is hereby modified substantially in accordance with the recommendations of the Chief of Engineers in House Document Numbered 727, Seventyseventh Congress, second session, at an estimated cost of $141,000.

The project on the Mississippi River for local flood protection at Sabula, Iowa, is hereby authorized substantially in accordance with the recommendations of the Chief of Engineers in House Document Numbered 328, Seventy-seventh Congress, first session, at an estimated cost of $25,000.

The project on the Galena River, for local flood protection at Galena, Illinois, is hereby authorized substantially in accordance with the recommendations of the Chief of Engineers in House Document Numbered 336, Seventy-seventh Congress, first session, at an estimated cost of $418,000.

The project for flood control on the Illinois River is hereby authorized substantially in accordance with the recommendations of the Chief of Engineers in House Document Numbered 692, Seventy-seventh Congress, second session, at an estimated cost of $111,500.

The project on Elk Creek and Turkey River for local flood protection at Elkport, Iowa, is hereby authorized substantially in accordance with the recommendations of the Chief of Engineers in House Document Numbered 700, Seventy-seventh Congress, second session, at an estimated cost of $13,000.

RED RIVER OF THE NORTH BASIN The projects for flood control for Red Lake River, Minnesota, including Clearwater River, Minnesota, are hereby authorized substantially in accordance with the recommendations of the Chief of Engineers in House Document Numbered 345, Seventy-eighth Congress, first session, at an estimated cost of $902,940.

MISSOURI RIVER BASIN

The general comprehensive plan for flood control and other purposes in the Missouri River Basin approved by the Act of June 28, 1938, as modified by subsequent Acts, is hereby expanded to include the plan of improvement for flood control, irrigation, power development, navigation, and other purposes, substantially, in accordance with the recommendations of the Chief of Engineers in House Document Numbered 475, Seventy-eighth Congress, second session ; and as expanded is approved; and, in addition to previous authorizations, there is hereby authorized to be appropriated the sum of $200,000,000 for the partial accomplishment of the comprehensive plan as modified and expanded : Provided, That nothing in this Act shall be construed as creating below Sioux City any demand upon the water resources of the Missouri River Basin above Sioux City in excess of that now authorized by existing law: And provided further. That portions of the storage authorized for the main stem of the river shall be placed on tributaries if the Secretary of War and the Chief of Engineers find such action advisable for silt control and in order to make more water readily available for agricultural and industrial use without impairment of flood control below Sioux City and without increasing the authorized limit of cost.

The project adopted by the Act of June 22, 1936, to provide flood protection for the Kansas Citys, Kansas and Missouri, is hereby modified and extended to provide for improvement substantially in accordance with the recommendations of the Chief of Engineers in House Document Numbered 342, Seventy-eighth Congress, first session, at an estimated additional cost for the modified project of $8,445,000.

In addition to previous authorizations, there is hereby authorized the completion of the plan approved in the Act of August 18, 1941, for: Cherry Creek and tributaries, Colorado, at an estimated cost of $7,500,000.

The project on Knife River for local flood control at Beulah, North Dakota, is hereby authorized substantially in accordance with the recommendations of the Chief of Engineers in House Document Numbered 252, Seventy-eighth Congress, first session, at an estimated cost of $26,100.

The project on Knife River for local flood control at Hazen, North Dakota, is hereby authorized substantially in accordance with the recommendations of the Chief of Engineers in House Document Numbered 252, Seventy-eighth Congress, first session, at an estimated cost of $6,600.

The project on Milk River adopted by the Act of June 22, 1936, to provide local flood protection at Harlem, Montana, is hereby modified substantially in accordance with the recommendations of the Chief of Engineers in Senate Document Numbered 103, Seventy-eighth Congress, first session, at an estimated cost of $21,100.

The project on Milk River for local flood protection at Havre, Montana, is hereby authorized substantially in accordance with the recommendations of the Chief of Engineers in Senate Document Numbered 103, Seventy-eighth Congress, first session, at an estimated cost of $313,100.

The project on Boyer River for local flood control on East Fork of Boyer River at Denison, Iowa, is hereby authorized substantially in accordance with the recommendations of the Chief of Engineers in House Document Numbered 254. Seventy-eighth Congress, first session, at an estimated cost of $17,830.

The project on Nishnabotna River for local flood control at Hamburg, Iowa, is hereby authorized substantially in accordance with the recommendations of the Chief of Engineers in House Document Numbered 253, Seventy-eighth Congress, first session, at an estimated cost of $236,000.

The project on Bear Creek for local flood protection at Morrison, Colorado, is hereby authorized substantially in accordance with recommendations of the Chief of Engineers in House Document Numbered 356, Seventy-eighth Congress, first session, at an estimated cost of $220,000.

OHIO RIVER BASIN

In addition to previous authorizations, there is hereby authorized to be appropriated the sum of $70,000,000 for the prosecution of the comprehensive plan approved in the Act of June 28, 1938, as modified by the Act approved August 18, 1911, for the Ohio River Basin, including the following projects in tributary basins, namely:

The local flood protection works in the Lake Chautauqua and Chadakoin River area, substantially in accordance with the recommendations of the Chief of Engineers in House Document Numbered 685, Seventy-seventh Congress, second session, at an estimated cost of $135,500;

The local flood protection works at Dillonvale and Adena on Short Creek, Ohio, substantially in accordance with the recommendations of the Chief of Engineers in House Document Numbered 889, Seventy-seventh Congress, second session, at an estimated cost of $158,200;

The local flood protection works at Taylorsville on Salt River, Kentucky, substantially in accordance with the recommendations of the Chief of Engineers in Senate Document Numbered 105, Seventy-eighth Congress, first session, at an estimated cost of $129,350;

The local flood protection works at Latrobe on Loyalhanna Creek, Pennsylvania, substantially in accordance with the recommendations of the Chief of Engineers in House Document Numbered 444, Seventy-eighth Congress, second session, at an estimated cost of $112,500;

The Burr Oak Reservoir on the Hocking River, Ohio, substantially in accordance with the recommendations of the Chief of Engineers in House Document Numbered 762, Seventy-seventh Congress, second session, at an estimated cost of $400,000;

The Rowlesburg Reservoir on the Cheat River, substantially in accordance with the recommendations of the Chief of Engineers in the report submitted to Congress by the Secretary of War on November 26, 1942, at an estimated cost of $29,230,000; and

The improvement in the Youghiogheny River Basin, substantially in accordance with the recommendations of the Chief of Engineers in a report submitted to Congress by the Secretary of War on March 29, 1943, at an estimated cost of $37,970,000.

That the general comprehensive plan for flood control and other purposes, approved in the Flood Control Act of June 28, 1938, for the Ohio River Basin, is hereby modified to include the construction of flood-control works for the protection of Ridgway, Johnsonburg, Saint Marys, and Brockway and vicinity in the State of Pennsylvania.

GREAT LAKES BASIN

The project for the Panther Mountain Reservoir on Moose River, New York, is hereby authorized substantially in accordance with the recommendations of the Chief of Engineers in House Document Numbered 405, Seventy-seventh Congress, first session, at an estimated cost of $600,000.

The project for flood control on Chittenango Creek and tributaries, New York, is hereby authorized substantially in accordance with the recommendations of the Chief of Engineers in House Document Numbered 625, Seventy-seventh Congress, second session, at an estimated cost of $111,000.

The projects for flood control on Owasco Inlet and Outlet, Montville and Dry Creeks, State Ditch, and Crane Brook, New York, are hereby authorized substantially in accordance with the recommendations of the Chief of Engineers in House Document Numbered 815, Seventy-seventh Congress, second session, at an estimated cost of $64,200.

COLORADO RIVER BASIN (TEXAS) In addition to previous authorizations, there is hereby authorized the completion of the plan approved in the Act of August 18, 1941, for the North Concho River, Texas, at an estimated cost of $4,800,000.

In addition to previous authorizations, there is hereby authorized the completion of the plan approved in the Act of August 18, 1941, for Pecan Bayou, Texas, at an estimated cost of $1,560,000.

BRAZOS RIVER BASIN

In addition to previous authorizations, there is hereby authorized the completior of Whitney Reservoir in accordance with the plan approved in the Act of August 18, 1941, for the Brazos River Basin, at an estimated cost of $15,000,000.

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