Quarterly Status Report of Water Service, Repayment, and Other Water-Related Contract Actions

CourtInterior Department,Reclamation Bureau
Citation86 FR 16633
Record Number2021-06512
Publication Date30 March 2021
Federal Register, Volume 86 Issue 59 (Tuesday, March 30, 2021)
[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 59 (Tuesday, March 30, 2021)]
                [Notices]
                [Pages 16633-16639]
                From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
                [FR Doc No: 2021-06512]
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                DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
                Bureau of Reclamation
                [RR83550000, 212R5065C6, RX.59389832.1009676]
                Quarterly Status Report of Water Service, Repayment, and Other
                Water-Related Contract Actions
                AGENCY: Bureau of Reclamation, Interior.
                ACTION: Notice of contract actions.
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                SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of contractual actions that have been
                proposed to the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) and are new,
                discontinued, or completed since the last publication of this notice.
                This notice is one of a variety of means used to inform the public
                about proposed contractual actions for capital recovery and management
                of project resources and facilities consistent with the Reclamation
                Project Act of 1939. Additional announcements of individual contract
                actions may be published in the Federal Register and in newspapers of
                general circulation in the areas determined by Reclamation to be
                affected by the proposed action.
                ADDRESSES: The identity of the approving officer and other information
                pertaining to a specific contract proposal may be obtained by calling
                or writing the appropriate regional office at the address and telephone
                number given for each region in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section
                of this notice.
                FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michelle Kelly, Reclamation Law
                Administration Division, Bureau of Reclamation, P.O. Box 25007, Denver,
                Colorado 80225-0007; [email protected]; telephone 303-445-2888.
                SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Consistent with section 9(f) of the
                Reclamation Project Act of 1939, and the rules and regulations
                published in 52 FR 11954, April 13, 1987 (43 CFR 426.22), Reclamation
                will publish notice of proposed or amendatory contract actions for any
                contract for the delivery of project water for authorized uses in
                newspapers of general circulation in the affected area at least 60 days
                prior to contract execution. Announcements may be in the form of news
                releases, legal notices, official letters, memorandums, or other forms
                of written material. Meetings, workshops, and/or hearings may also be
                used, as appropriate, to provide local publicity. The public
                participation procedures do not apply to proposed contracts for the
                sale of surplus or interim irrigation water for a term of 1 year or
                less. Either
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                of the contracting parties may invite the public to observe contract
                proceedings. All public participation procedures will be coordinated
                with those involved in complying with the National Environmental Policy
                Act. Pursuant to the ``Final Revised Public Participation Procedures''
                for water resource-related contract negotiations, published in 47 FR
                7763, February 22, 1982, a tabulation is provided of all proposed
                contractual actions in each of the five Reclamation regions. When
                contract negotiations are completed, and prior to execution, each
                proposed contract form must be approved by the Secretary of the
                Interior, or pursuant to delegated or redelegated authority, the
                Commissioner of Reclamation or one of the regional directors. In some
                instances, congressional review and approval of a report, water rate,
                or other terms and conditions of the contract may be involved.
                 Public participation in and receipt of comments on contract
                proposals will be facilitated by adherence to the following procedures:
                 1. Only persons authorized to act on behalf of the contracting
                entities may negotiate the terms and conditions of a specific
                contract proposal.
                 2. Advance notice of meetings or hearings will be furnished to
                those parties that have made a timely written request for such
                notice to the appropriate regional or project office of Reclamation.
                 3. Written correspondence regarding proposed contracts may be
                made available to the general public pursuant to the terms and
                procedures of the Freedom of Information Act, as amended.
                 4. Written comments on a proposed contract or contract action
                must be submitted to the appropriate regional officials at the
                locations and within the time limits set forth in the advance public
                notices.
                 5. All written comments received and testimony presented at any
                public hearings will be reviewed and summarized by the appropriate
                regional office for use by the contract approving authority.
                 6. Copies of specific proposed contracts may be obtained from
                the appropriate regional director or his or her designated public
                contact as they become available for review and comment.
                 7. In the event modifications are made in the form of a proposed
                contract, the appropriate regional director shall determine whether
                republication of the notice and/or extension of the comment period
                is necessary.
                 Factors considered in making such a determination shall include,
                but are not limited to, (i) the significance of the modification, and
                (ii) the degree of public interest which has been expressed over the
                course of the negotiations. At a minimum, the regional director will
                furnish revised contracts to all parties who requested the contract in
                response to the initial public notice.
                Definitions of Abbreviations Used in the Reports
                ARRA American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
                BCP Boulder Canyon Project
                Reclamation Bureau of Reclamation
                CAP Central Arizona Project
                CUP Central Utah Project
                CVP Central Valley Project
                CRSP Colorado River Storage Project
                XM Extraordinary maintenance
                EXM Emergency Extraordinary Maintenance
                FR Federal Register
                IDD Irrigation and Drainage District
                ID Irrigation District
                M&I Municipal and Industrial
                O&M Operation and Maintenance
                OM&R Operation, Maintenance, and Replacement
                P-SMBP Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program
                RRA Reclamation Reform Act of 1982
                SOD Safety of Dams
                SRPA Small Reclamation Projects Act of 1956
                USACE U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
                WD Water District
                 MISSOURI BASIN--INTERIOR REGION 5: Bureau of Reclamation, P.O. Box
                36900, Federal Building, 2021 4th Avenue North, Billings, Montana
                59101, telephone 406-247-7752.
                 1. Irrigation, M&I, and miscellaneous water users; Colorado,
                Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas,
                and Wyoming: Water service contracts for the sale, conveyance, storage,
                and exchange of surplus project water and non-project water for
                irrigation or M&I use to provide up to 10,000 acre-feet of water
                annually for a term of up to 1 year, or up to 1,000 acre-feet of water
                annually for a term of up to 40 years.
                 2. Water user entities responsible for payment of O&M costs for
                Reclamation projects in Colorado, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, North
                Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, and Wyoming: Contracts for XM
                and replacement funded pursuant to Title IX, Subtitle G of Public Law
                111-11.
                 3. Green Mountain Reservoir, Colorado-Big Thompson Project,
                Colorado: Water service contracts for irrigation and M&I; contracts for
                the sale of water from the marketable yield to water users within the
                Colorado River Basin of western Colorado.
                 4. Garrison Diversion Conservancy District; Garrison Diversion
                Unit, P-SMBP; North Dakota: Intent to modify long-term water service
                contract to add additional irrigated acres.
                 5. Fryingpan-Arkansas Project, Colorado: Consideration of excess
                capacity contracting in the Fryingpan-Arkansas Project.
                 6. Colorado-Big Thompson Project, Colorado: Consideration of excess
                capacity contracting in the Colorado-Big Thompson Project.
                 7. Milk River Project, Montana: Proposed amendments to contracts to
                reflect current landownership.
                 8. Fresno Dam, Milk River Project, Montana: Consideration of
                contract(s) for repayment of SOD costs.
                 9. City of Casper; Kendrick Project, Wyoming: Consideration for
                renewal of long-term water service contract No. 2-07-70-W0534.
                 10. Lucerne Water and Sewer District, P-SMBP, Wyoming:
                Consideration for renewal of contract No. 1-07-60-WS091.
                 11. Lugert-Altus ID, W.C. Austin Project, Oklahoma: Consideration
                for amendment to contract No. Ilr-1375.
                 12. State of Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks; Glen Elder
                Unit, P-SMBP; Kansas: Intent to enter into a contract for the remaining
                conservation storage in Waconda Lake for recreation and fish and
                wildlife purposes.
                 13. Arkansas Valley Conduit, Fryingpan-Arkansas Project, Colorado:
                Consideration of a repayment contract for the Arkansas Valley Conduit
                and signing a contract to use infrastructure owned by the Pueblo Board
                of Water Works.
                 14. Tom Green County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1,
                San Angelo Project, Texas: Consideration of a potential contract(s) for
                use of excess capacity by individual landowner(s) for irrigation
                purposes.
                 15. Canyon Ferry Water Users Association; Canyon Ferry Unit, P-
                SMBP; Montana: Consideration for a new long-term repayment contract.
                 16. Garrison Diversion Conservancy District; Garrison Diversion
                Unit, P-SMBP; North Dakota: Consideration of a contract for 165 cubic-
                feet-per-second of water for rural and M&I purposes.
                 17. Southeastern Colorado Water Conservancy District, Fryingpan-
                Arkansas Project, Colorado: Consideration for conversion of long-term
                water service contract No. 5-07-70-W0086.
                 18. Pueblo Board of Water Works, Fryingpan-Arkansas Project,
                Colorado: Consideration for renewal of contract No. 00XX6C0049.
                 19. Southeastern Colorado Water Conservancy District, Fryingpan-
                Arkansas Project, Colorado: Consideration of a repayment contract for
                the North Outlet Works--South Outlet Works Interconnect at Pueblo
                Reservoir.
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                 20. Kansas Bostwick ID No. 2; Bostwick Division, P-SMBP; Kansas:
                Consideration of a contract for repayment of SOD costs.
                 21. Bostwick ID in Nebraska; Bostwick Division, P-SMBP; Nebraska:
                Consideration of a contract for repayment of SOD costs.
                 22. Midvale ID; Riverton Unit, P-SMBP; Wyoming: Consideration of a
                request for a new contract for the District to continue the O&M of the
                transferred works of the Riverton Unit.
                 23. Webster ID No. 4; Solomon Division, P-SMBP; Kansas:
                Consideration of a repayment contract for XM and replacement funded
                pursuant to Title IX, Subtitle G of Public Law 111-11.
                 24. P-SMBP; Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, Nebraska,
                and Kansas: Renewal of contracts for the sale of Project Use Power to
                authorized entities.
                 25. Midvale ID; Riverton Unit, P-SMBP; Wyoming: Consideration of a
                new M&I water service contract.
                 26. XTO Energy, Inc.; Ruedi Reservoir, Fryingpan-Arkansas Project;
                Colorado: Consideration to amend Ruedi Round I contract No. 2-07-70-
                W055 for additional places of use, including the Piceance Creek Basin.
                 27. Pitkin County, Ruedi Reservoir, Fryingpan-Arkansas Project,
                Colorado: Consideration of excess capacity contract at Ruedi Reservoir.
                 28. Gering-Fort Laramie ID, North Platte Project, Wyoming and
                Nebraska: Consideration of a repayment contract for XM and replacement
                funded pursuant to Title IX, Subtitle G of Public Law 111-11.
                 29. Huntley ID, Huntley Project, Montana: Consideration of a
                repayment contract for XM and replacement funded pursuant to Title IX,
                Subtitle G of Public Law 111-11.
                 30. Griemsman L/S, LLC; Boysen Unit, P-SMBP; Wyoming: Consideration
                for renewal of water service contract No. 009E6A0012.
                 31. Glen Elder ID; Glen Elder Unit, P-SMBP; Kansas: Consideration
                of a repayment contract for XM funded pursuant to Title X, Subtitle G
                of Public Law 111-11.
                 32. H&RW ID; Frenchman-Cambridge Division, P-SMBP; Nebraska:
                Consideration for renewal of water service contract No. 5-07-70-W0738.
                 33. Buford-Trenton ID; Buford-Trenton Project, P-SMBP; North
                Dakota: Consideration to amend long-term irrigation power repayment
                contract and project-use power contract to include additional acres.
                 34. Mid-Dakota Rural Water System, Inc., South Dakota:
                Consideration to amend agreement No. 5-07-60-W0223 to reflect the
                payoff of loans.
                 35. Central Oklahoma Master Conservancy District, Norman Project,
                Oklahoma: Consideration for renewal of water service contract No.
                169E640075.
                 36. Bluff ID; Boysen Unit, P-SMBP; Wyoming: Consideration of a new
                long-term water service contract for irrigation purposes.
                 37. Christine and Andrew Armstrong, Shoshone Project, Wyoming:
                Consideration for renewal of water service contract No. 19E6A0227B.
                 38. Ptarmigan Partners, LLC, Shoshone Project, Wyoming:
                Consideration for renewal of water service contract No. 19E6A0227A.
                 39. Garrison Diversion Conservancy District; Garrison Diversion
                Unit, P-SMBP; North Dakota: Consideration for conversion of irrigation
                water service contract No. 129E620001 to a repayment contract.
                 40. Sidney Water Users ID, P-SMBP, Montana: Consideration of
                contract for the sale of Project Use Power authorized under Section 2
                of the Act of October 30, 2020 (Pub. L. 116-191).
                 41. Kinsey Irrigation Company, P-SMBP, Montana: Consideration of
                contract for the sale of Project Use Power authorized under Section 2
                of the Act of October 30, 2020 (Pub. L. 116-191).
                 42. Triview Metropolitan District; Pueblo Reservoir, Fryingpan-
                Arkansas Project; Colorado: Consideration of a 40-year contract for
                excess capacity.
                 43. Title transfer agreements; Colorado, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska,
                North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, and Wyoming: Potential
                title transfers agreements pursuant to the John D. Dingell, Jr.
                Conservation, Management, and Recreation Act of March 12, 2019 (Pub. L.
                116-9).
                Completed Contract Actions
                 1. (12) Canyon Limited Liability; Boysen Unit, P-SMBP; Wyoming:
                Consideration for renewal of contract No. 009E6A0035. Contract executed
                on October 7, 2020.
                 2. (24) Dickey-Sargent ID; Garrison Diversion Unit, P-SMBP; North
                Dakota: Consideration of a repayment contract for irrigation storage in
                Jamestown Reservoir. Contract executed on December 4, 2020.
                 3. (36) Denise J. Evans, Shoshone Project, Wyoming, Consideration
                for renewal of contract 009E6A0045. Contract executed on November 19,
                2020.
                 UPPER COLORADO BASIN--INTERIOR REGION 7: Bureau of Reclamation, 125
                South State Street, Room 8100, Salt Lake City, Utah 84138-1102,
                telephone 801-524-3864.
                 1. Individual irrigators, M&I, and miscellaneous water users;
                Initial Units, CRSP; Utah, Wyoming, Colorado, and New Mexico: Temporary
                (interim) water service contracts for surplus project water for
                irrigation or M&I use to provide up to 10,000 acre-feet of water
                annually for terms up to 5 years; long-term contracts for similar
                service for up to 1,000 acre-feet of water annually.
                 2. Contracts with various water user entities responsible for
                payment of O&M costs for Reclamation projects in Arizona, Colorado, New
                Mexico, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming: Contracts for extraordinary
                maintenance and replacement funded pursuant to Title IX, Subtitle G of
                Public Law 111-11 to be executed as project progresses.
                 3. Middle Rio Grande Project, New Mexico: Reclamation continues
                annual leasing of water from various San Juan-Chama Project contractors
                to stabilize flows in a critical reach of the Rio Grande to meet the
                needs of irrigators and preserve habitat for the silvery minnow.
                Reclamation leased approximately 10,871 acre-feet of water from San
                Juan-Chama Project contractors in 2020.
                 4. Strawberry High Line Canal Company, Strawberry Valley Project;
                Utah: The Strawberry High Line Canal Company has requested to allow for
                the carriage of non-project water held by McMullin Orchards in the High
                Line Canal.
                 5. Eden Valley IDD, Eden Project, Wyoming: The Eden Valley IDD
                proposes to raise the level of Big Sandy Dam to fully perfect its water
                rights. An agreement will be necessary to obtain the authorization to
                modify Federal facilities.
                 6. South Cache Water Users Association, Hyrum Project, Utah:
                Problems with the spillway at Hyrum Dam require the construction of a
                new spillway under the SOD Act, as amended. A repayment contract is
                necessary to recover 15 percent of the construction costs in accordance
                with the SOD Act.
                 7. Pojoaque Valley ID, San Juan-Chama Project, New Mexico: An
                amendment to the repayment contract to reflect the changed allocations
                of the Aamodt Litigation Settlement Act (Title VI of the Claims
                Resolution Act of 2010, Public Law 111-291, December 8, 2010, and
                Article 7 of the Settlement Agreement dated April 19, 2012) is
                currently under review by the Pojoaque Valley ID board.
                 8. Dolores Water Conservancy District, Dolores Project, Colorado:
                The District has requested a water service
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                contract for 1,402 acre-feet of newly identified project water for
                irrigation. The proposed water service contract will provide 417 acre-
                feet of project water for irrigation of the Ute Enterprise and 985
                acre-feet for use by the District's full-service irrigators.
                 9. State of Wyoming, Seedskadee Project; Wyoming. The Wyoming Water
                Development Commission is interested in purchasing an additional 65,000
                acre-feet of M&I water from Fontenelle Reservoir. Reclamation and the
                State of Wyoming are pursuing entering into a Contributed Funds Act
                agreement which allows the State to advance funds to Reclamation
                associated with activities involved in contracting for remaining
                available M&I water as specified in Section 4310 of Public Law 115-270.
                 10. Ute Indian Tribe of the Uinta and Ouray Reservation, CUP, Utah:
                The Ute Indian Tribe of the Uinta and Ouray Reservation has requested
                the use of excess capacity in the Strawberry Aqueduct and Collection
                System, as authorized in the CUP Completion Act legislation.
                 11. Ute Indian Tribe of the Uinta and Ouray Reservation; Flaming
                Gorge Unit, CRSP; Utah: As part of discussions on settlement of a
                potential compact, the Ute Indian Tribe of the Uinta and Ouray
                Reservation has indicated interest in storage of its potential water
                right in Flaming Gorge Reservoir.
                 12. State of Utah; Flaming Gorge Unit, CRSP; Utah: The State of
                Utah has requested contracts that will allow the full development and
                use of the CUP Ultimate Phase water right of 158,000 acre-feet of
                depletion, which was previously assigned to the State of Utah. A
                contract for 72,641 acre-feet was executed March 20, 2019. A contract
                for the remaining 86,249 acre-feet has been negotiated and is awaiting
                completion of NEPA activities.
                 13. Weber Basin Water Conservancy District, Weber Basin Project,
                Utah: The District has requested permission to install a low-flow
                hydro-electric generation plant at Causey Reservoir to take advantage
                of winter releases. This will likely be accomplished through a
                supplemental O&M contract.
                 14. Sanpete Water Conservancy District, Gooseberry Project, Utah:
                The District has requested Reclamation convey back its reversionary
                interest in a 1975 Water Right Assignment Contract with the District.
                 15. Uintah Water Conservancy District; Vernal Unit, CUP; Utah: The
                District has requested to amend carriage contract No. 15-WC-40-587 to
                include an M&I component into the 35,000 acre-feet ceiling.
                 16. Uintah Water Conservancy District; Vernal Unit, CUP; Utah: The
                District has requested to amend repayment contract No. 14-06-400-778 to
                convert the M&I water service provisions to repayment provisions.
                 17. Provo River Project, Utah: The Metropolitan Water District of
                Salt Lake and Sandy has requested a long-term contract with the United
                States and the Provo River Water Users Association to store up to 4,000
                acre-feet of non-project water in Deer Creek Reservoir, on a space-
                available basis.
                 18. Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, Animas-La Plata Project, Colorado: Ute
                Mountain Ute Tribe has requested a water delivery contract for 16,525
                acre-feet of M&I water; contract terms to be consistent with the
                Colorado Ute Settlement Act Amendments of 2000 (Title III of Pub. L.
                106-554).
                 19. Navajo-Gallup Water Supply Project, New Mexico: Reclamation
                continues negotiations on an OM&R transfer contract with the Navajo
                Tribal Utility Authority pursuant to Public Law 111-11, Section
                10602(f) which transfers responsibilities to carry out the OM&R of
                transferred works of the Project; ensures the continuation of the
                intended benefits of the Project; distribution of water; and sets forth
                the allocation and payment of annual OM&R costs of the Project.
                 20. Animas-La Plata Project, Colorado-New Mexico: (a) Navajo Nation
                title transfer agreement for the Navajo Nation Municipal Pipeline for
                facilities and land outside the corporate boundaries of the City of
                Farmington, New Mexico; contract terms to be consistent with the
                Colorado Ute Settlement Act Amendments of 2000 (Title III of Pub. L.
                106-554) and the Northwestern New Mexico Rural Water Projects Act
                (Title X of Pub. L. 111-11); (b) City of Farmington, New Mexico, title
                transfer agreement for the Navajo Nation Municipal Pipeline for
                facilities and land inside the corporate boundaries of the City of
                Farmington; New Mexico, contract terms to be consistent with the
                Colorado Ute Settlement Act Amendments of 2000 (Title III of Pub. L.
                106-554) and the Northwestern New Mexico Rural Water Projects Act
                (Title X of Pub. L. 111-11); and (c) Operations agreement among the
                United States, Navajo Nation, and City of Farmington for the Navajo
                Nation Municipal Pipeline pursuant to Pub. L. 111-11, Section
                10605(b)(1) that sets forth any terms and conditions that secures an
                operations protocol for the M&I water supply.
                 21. Navajo Tribal Utility Authority, Navajo-Gallup Water Supply
                Project, New Mexico: Reclamation is entering negotiations with the
                Navajo Tribal Utility Authority to provide payment for OM&R costs for
                use of Federal facilities pursuant to Public Law 111-11, Section
                10602(g).
                 22. City of Page, Arizona; Glen Canyon Unit, CRSP; Arizona: Request
                for a long-term contract for 975 acre-feet of water for municipal
                purposes.
                 23. Middle Rio Grande Water Conservancy District; El Vado Dam;
                Middle Rio Grande Project; New Mexico: SOD work is anticipated to begin
                in 2021 involving repairs to the steel faceplate and spillways. A
                repayment contract with the District for their required 15 percent
                share of costs will be entered into for this work.
                 24. Bostwick Park Water Conservancy District, Bostwick Park
                Project, Colorado: Preliminary lease and funding agreement for
                development of the lease of power privilege for hydropower development
                on the Silver Jack Dam Bypass Pipeline. The purpose of this agreement
                is to receive funding from the district for Reclamation's assistance in
                the development of the lease of power privilege and identify timelines
                for the process.
                 25. Title transfer agreements; Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico,
                Texas, Utah, and Wyoming: Potential title transfers agreements pursuant
                to the John D. Dingell, Jr. Conservation, Management, and Recreation
                Act of March 12, 2019 (Pub. L. 116-9).
                 26. Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority, San
                Juan-Chama Project, New Mexico: Enter into a contract to store up to
                50,000 acre-feet of Project water in Elephant Butte Reservoir for a 30-
                year maximum term under the authority of the Act of December 29, 1981;
                Public Law 97-140; 95 Stat. 1717
                Discontinued Contract Actions
                 1. (7) Newton Water Users Association, Newton Project; Utah: The
                Utah Division of Wildlife Resources desires to install a fish screen on
                the outlet works of Newton Dam. This requires an agreement to approve
                modification to Federal Reclamation facilities.
                 2. (20) Ogden River Water Users Association, Ogden River Project,
                Utah: The Ogden River Water Users Association is requesting to convert
                44,175 acre-feet of irrigation water from Pine View Reservoir to be
                available for M&I purposes.
                Completed Contract Actions
                 1. (6). Tri-County Water Conservancy District, Dallas Creek
                Project, Colorado: A contract under the Upper Colorado Recovery Program
                to construct and
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                transfer O&M of a fish barrier at Ridgway Dam. The State of Colorado,
                Colorado Parks and Wildlife Department will also be a party to the
                contract. Contract executed on December 3, 2020.
                 2. (26) Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority, San
                Juan-Chama Project, New Mexico: Enter into a contract to store up to
                50,000 acre-feet of Project water in Elephant Butte Reservoir for a 30-
                year maximum term under the authority of the Act of December 29, 1981;
                Public Law 97-140; 95 Stat. 1717. Contract executed on October 28,
                2020.
                 LOWER COLORADO BASIN--INTERIOR REGION 8: Bureau of Reclamation,
                P.O. Box 61470 (Nevada Highway and Park Street), Boulder City, Nevada
                89006-1470, telephone 702-293-8192.
                 1. Milton and Jean Phillips, BCP, Arizona: Develop a Colorado River
                water delivery contract for 60 acre-feet of Colorado River water per
                year as recommended by the Arizona Department of Water Resources.
                 2. Gila Project Works, Gila Project, Arizona: Perform title
                transfer of facilities and certain lands in the Wellton-Mohawk Division
                from the United States to the Wellton-Mohawk IDD.
                 3. Ogram Boys Enterprises, Inc., BCP, Arizona: Revise Exhibit A of
                the contract to change the contract service area and points of
                diversion/delivery.
                 4. Gold Dome Mining Corporation and Wellton-Mohawk IDD, Gila
                Project, Arizona: Terminate contract No. 0-07-30-W0250 pursuant to
                Articles 11(d) and 11(e).
                 5. Estates of Anna R. Roy and Edward P. Roy, Gila Project, Arizona:
                Terminate contract No. 6-07-30-W0124 pursuant to Article 9(c).
                 6. Present Perfected Right 30 (Stephenson), BCP, California: Offer
                contracts for delivery of Colorado River water to holders of
                miscellaneous present perfected rights as described in the 2006
                Consolidated Decree in Arizona v. California, 547 U.S. 150.
                 7. Wilbur G. and Carrol D. Schroeder, BCP, California: Terminate
                contract No. 6-07-30-W0137 for delivery of Colorado River water under
                Present Perfected Right No. 38 as described in the 2006 Consolidated
                Decree in Arizona v. California, 547 U.S. 150.
                 8. Sunmor Properties, Inc., BCP, California: Terminate contract No.
                6-07-30-W0139 for delivery of Colorado River water under Present
                Perfected Right No. 38 as described in the 2006 Consolidated Decree in
                Arizona v. California, 547 U.S. 150.
                 9. Ronnie and Linda Herndon, BCP, California: Terminate contract
                No. 6-07-30-W0138 for delivery of Colorado River water under Present
                Perfected Right No. 38 as described in the 2006 Consolidated Decree in
                Arizona v. California, 547 U.S. 150.
                 10. Jack D. Brown, BCP, California: Terminate contract No. 7-07-30-
                W0149 for delivery of Colorado River water under Present Perfected
                Right No. 38 as described in the 2006 Consolidated Decree in Arizona v.
                California, 547 U.S. 150.
                 11. Palms River Resort, Inc., BCP, California: Offer a contract to
                the current landowner for delivery of Colorado River water under
                Present Perfected Right No. 38 as described in the 2006 Consolidated
                Decree in Arizona v. California, 547 U.S. 150.
                 12. Ak-Chin Indian Community and Del Webb Corporation, CAP,
                Arizona: Execute a First Amendment to (Restated) Option and Lease among
                the Ak-Chin Indian Community, the Del Webb Corporation, and United
                States of America.
                 13. Brooke Water LLC and EPCOR Water Arizona Inc., BCP, Arizona:
                Enter into an assignment of Brooke's Colorado River water delivery
                contract to EPCOR, and a new contract with EPCOR that will supersede
                and replace its existing Colorado River water delivery contract.
                 14. San Carlos Apache Tribe and the Town of Gilbert, CAP, Arizona:
                Execute a CAP water lease for the San Carlos Apache Tribe to lease
                11,446 acre-feet of its CAP water to the Town of Gilbert during
                calendar year 2021.
                 15. San Carlos Apache Tribe and Pascua Yaqui Tribe, CAP, Arizona:
                Execute a CAP water lease for the San Carlos Apache Tribe to lease
                1,720 acre-feet of its CAP water to Pascua Yaqui Tribe during calendar
                year 2021.
                 16. San Carlos Apache Tribe and Freeport Minerals Corporation, CAP,
                Arizona: Execute a CAP water lease for the San Carlos Apache Tribe to
                lease 11,500 acre-feet of its CAP water to Freeport Minerals
                Corporation during calendar year 2021.
                Completed Contract Action
                 1. (19) City of Yuma, BCP, Arizona: Extend the term of the contract
                with the City for delivery of its Colorado River water entitlement to
                October 1, 2027, through Amendment No. 6. Contract executed on October
                7, 2020.
                 COLUMBIA-PACIFIC NORTHWEST--INTERIOR REGION 9: Bureau of
                Reclamation, 1150 North Curtis Road, Suite 100, Boise, Idaho 83706-
                1234, telephone 208-378-5344.
                 1. Irrigation, M&I, and Miscellaneous Water Users; Idaho, Oregon,
                Washington, Montana, and Wyoming: Temporary or interim irrigation and
                M&I water service, water storage, water right settlement, exchange,
                miscellaneous use, or water replacement contracts to provide up to
                10,000 acre-feet of water annually for terms up to 5 years; long-term
                contracts for similar service for up to 1,000 acre-feet of water
                annually.
                 2. Rogue River Basin Water Users, Rogue River Basin Project,
                Oregon: Water service contracts; $8 per acre-foot per annum.
                 3. Willamette Basin Water Users, Willamette Basin Project, Oregon:
                Water service contracts; $8 per acre-foot per annum.
                 4. Pioneer Ditch Company, Boise Project, Idaho; Clark and Edwards
                Canal and Irrigation Company, Enterprise Canal Company, Ltd., Lenroot
                Canal Company, Liberty Park Canal Company, Poplar ID, all in the
                Minidoka Project, Idaho; Juniper Flat District Improvement Company,
                Wapinitia Project, Oregon; and Whitestone Reclamation District, Chief
                Joseph Dam Project, Washington: Amendatory repayment and water service
                contracts; purpose is to conform to the RRA.
                 5. Nine water user entities of the Arrowrock Division, Boise
                Project, Idaho: Repayment agreements with districts with spaceholder
                contracts for repayment, per legislation, of the reimbursable share of
                costs to rehabilitate Arrowrock Dam Outlet Gates under the O&M program.
                 6. Three irrigation water user entities, Rogue River Basin Project,
                Oregon: Long-term contracts for exchange of water service with three
                entities for the provision of up to 292 acre-feet of stored water from
                Applegate Reservoir (a USACE project) for irrigation use in exchange
                for the transfer of out-of-stream water rights from the Little
                Applegate River to instream flow rights with the State of Oregon for
                instream flow use.
                 7. Conagra Foods Lamb Weston, Inc., Columbia Basin Project,
                Washington: Miscellaneous purposes water service contract providing for
                the delivery of up to 1,500 acre-feet of water from the Scooteney
                Wasteway for effluent management.
                 8. Benton ID, Yakima Project, Washington: Replacement contract to,
                among other things, withdraw Benton ID from the Sunnyside Division
                Board of Control; provide for direct payment of Benton ID's share of
                total operation, maintenance, repair, and replacement costs incurred by
                the United States in operation of storage division; and establish
                Benton ID responsibility for operation, maintenance, repair, and
                replacement for irrigation distribution system.
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                 9. Burley and Minidoka IDs, Minidoka Project, Idaho: Supplemental
                and amendatory contracts to transfer the O&M of the Main South Side
                Canal Headworks to Burley ID and transfer the O&M of the Main North
                Side Canal Headworks to Minidoka ID.
                 10. Clean Water Services and Tualatin Valley ID, Tualatin Project,
                Oregon: Long-term water service contract that provides for the District
                to allow Clean Water Services to beneficially use up to 6,000 acre-feet
                annually of stored water for water quality improvement.
                 11. Stanfield ID, Umatilla Basin Project, Oregon: A short-term
                water service contract to provide for the use of conjunctive use water,
                if needed, for the purposes of pre-saturation or for such use in
                October to extend their irrigation season.
                 12. Falls ID, Michaud Flats Project, Idaho: Amendment to contract
                No. 14-06-100-851 to authorize the District to participate in State
                water rental pool.
                 13. Roza ID, Yakima Project, Washington: Contract for use of water
                in dead space of Kachess Reservoir and construction of a pumping plant.
                 14. Quincy-Columbia Basin ID, Columbia Basin Project, Washington:
                Long-term contract to renew master water service contract No. 14-06-
                100-9166, as supplemented, to authorize the District to deliver project
                water to up to 10,000 First Phase Continuation Acres located within the
                District, and to deliver additional project water to land irrigated
                under the District's repayment contract during the peak period of
                irrigation water use annually.
                 15. Windy River LLC, Umatilla Project, Oregon: Contract pursuant to
                the Warren Act for use project facilities.
                 16. Water user entities responsible for repayment of reimbursable
                project construction costs in Idaho, Washington, Oregon, Montana, and
                Wyoming: Contracts for conversion or prepayment executed pursuant to
                the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act, Public Law
                114-322, Sec. 4011(a-d).
                 17. Title transfer agreements; Idaho, Washington, Oregon, Montana,
                and Wyoming: Potential title transfers agreements pursuant to the John
                D. Dingell, Jr. Conservation, Management, and Recreation Act of March
                12, 2019 (Pub. L. 116-9).
                 CALIFORNIA-GREAT BASIN--INTERIOR REGION 10: Bureau of Reclamation,
                2800 Cottage Way, Sacramento, California 95825-1898, telephone 916-978-
                5250.
                 1. Irrigation water districts, individual irrigators, M&I and
                miscellaneous water users; California, Nevada, and Oregon: Short-term
                (up to 5 years)--Water service contracts for available project water
                for irrigation, M&I, or fish and wildlife purposes providing up to
                10,000 acre-feet of water annually; Warren Act contracts for use of
                excess capacity in project facilities for quantities that could exceed
                10,000 acre-feet annually; and contracts for similar service for up to
                1,000 acre-feet annually.
                 2. State of California, Department of Water Resources, CVP,
                California: Temporary or short-term conveyance agreements for various
                purposes.
                 3. Contractors from the Delta Division, Cross Valley Canal, and
                West San Joaquin Division; CVP; California: Renewal of 10 interim and
                long-term water service contracts; water quantities for these contracts
                total in excess of 148,000 acre-feet. These contract actions will be
                accomplished through long-term renewal contracts pursuant to Public Law
                102-575. Prior to completion of negotiation of long-term renewal
                contracts, existing interim renewal water service contracts may be
                renewed through successive interim renewal of contracts.
                 4. Redwood Valley County WD, SRPA, California: Restructuring the
                repayment schedule pursuant to Public Law 100-516.
                 5. Sutter Extension WD, Delano-Earlimart ID, Pixley ID, the State
                of California Department of Water Resources, and the State of
                California Department of Fish and Wildlife; CVP; California: Pursuant
                to Public Law 102-575, agreements with non-Federal entities for the
                purpose of providing funding for Central Valley Project Improvement Act
                refuge water conveyance and/or facilities improvement construction to
                deliver water for certain Federal wildlife refuges, State wildlife
                areas, and private wetlands.
                 6. CVP Service Area, California: Temporary water acquisition
                agreements for purchase of 5,000 to 200,000 acre-feet of water for fish
                and wildlife purposes as authorized by Public Law 102-575 for terms of
                up to 5 years.
                 7. Horsefly, Klamath, Langell Valley, and Tulelake IDs; Klamath
                Project; Oregon: Repayment contracts for SOD work on Clear Lake Dam.
                These districts will share in repayment of costs, and each district
                will have a separate contract.
                 8. Irrigation water districts, individual irrigators, M&I, and
                miscellaneous water users; CVP; California: Execution of long-term
                Warren Act contracts (up to 40 years) with various entities for
                conveyance of non-project water in the CVP.
                 9. Tuolumne Utilities District (formerly Tuolumne Regional WD),
                CVP, California: Long-term water service contract for up to 9,000 acre-
                feet from New Melones Reservoir, and possibly a long-term contract for
                storage of non-project water in New Melones Reservoir.
                 10. Pershing County Water Conservation District, Pershing County,
                and Lander County; Humboldt Project; Nevada: Title transfer of lands
                and features of the Humboldt Project.
                 11. San Luis WD, CVP, California: Proposed partial assignment of
                4,604 acre-feet of the District's CVP supply to Santa Nella County WD
                for M&I use.
                 12. Placer County Water Agency, CVP, California: Proposed exchange
                agreement under section 14 of the 1939 Act to exchange up to 71,000
                acre-feet annually of the Agency's American River Middle Fork Project
                water for use by Reclamation, for a like amount of CVP water from the
                Sacramento River for use by the Agency.
                 13. Irrigation contractors, Klamath Project, Oregon: Amendment of
                repayment contracts or negotiation of new contracts to allow for
                recovery of additional capital costs.
                 14. Orland Unit Water User's Association, Orland Project,
                California: Repayment contract for the SOD costs assigned to the
                irrigation of Stony Gorge Dam.
                 15. City of Santa Barbara, Cachuma Project, California: Execution
                of a temporary contract and a long-term Warren Act contract with the
                City for conveyance of non-project water in Cachuma Project facilities.
                 16. Non-federal Operating Entities and Contractors with O&M
                responsibilities for transferred works; California, Nevada, and Oregon:
                Contracts for extraordinary maintenance and replacement funded pursuant
                to Subtitle G of Public Law 111-11.
                 17. Cachuma Operation and Maintenance Board, Cachuma Project,
                California: Amendment to SOD contract No. 01-WC-20-2030 to provide for
                increased SOD costs associated with Bradbury Dam.
                 18. State of California, Department of Water Resources; Cross
                Valley Contractors; CVP; California: Three-party conveyance agreement
                for conveyance of Cross Valley Contractors' CVP water supplies
                available pursuant to long-term water service contracts.
                 19. Westlands WD, CVP, California: Negotiation and execution of a
                long-term repayment contract to provide reimbursement of costs related
                to the construction of drainage facilities. This action is being
                undertaken to satisfy the Federal Government's obligation to
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                provide drainage service to lands within the San Luis Unit of the CVP
                including the Westlands WD service area.
                 20. San Luis WD, Meyers Farms Family Trust, and Reclamation; CVP;
                California: Revision of an existing contract among San Luis WD, Meyers
                Farms Family Trust, and Reclamation providing for an increase in the
                exchange of water from 6,316 to 10,526 acre-feet annually and an
                increase in the storage capacity of the bank to 60,000 acre-feet.
                 21. Contra Costa WD, CVP, California: Amendment to an existing O&M
                agreement to transfer O&M of the Contra Costa Rock Slough Fish Screen
                to the Contra Costa WD. Initial construction funding provided through
                ARRA.
                 22. Irrigation water districts, individual irrigators and M&I water
                users, CVP, California: Temporary water service contracts for terms not
                to exceed 1 year for up to 100,000 acre-feet of surplus supplies of CVP
                water resulting from an unusually large water supply, not otherwise
                storable for project purposes, or from infrequent and otherwise
                unmanaged flood flows of short duration.
                 23. City of Redding, CVP, California: Proposed partial assignment
                of 30 acre-feet of the City of Redding's CVP water supply to the City
                of Shasta Lake for M&I use.
                 24. Sacramento River Division, CVP, California: Administrative
                assignments of various Sacramento River Settlement Contracts.
                 25. California Department of Fish and Game, CVP, California: To
                extend the term of and amend the existing water service contract for
                the Department's San Joaquin Fish Hatchery to allow an increase from 35
                to 60 cubic feet per second of continuous
                 26. PacifiCorp, Klamath Project, Oregon and California: Transfer of
                O&M of Link River Dam and associated facilities. Contract will allow
                for the continued O&M by PacifiCorp.
                 27. Tulelake ID, Klamath Project, Oregon and California: Transfer
                of O&M of
                 28. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Tulelake ID; Klamath
                Project; Oregon and California: Water service contract for deliveries
                to Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuge, including transfer of O&M
                responsibilities for the P Canal system.
                 29. Tulelake ID, Klamath Project, Oregon and California: Amendment
                of repayment contract to eliminate reimbursement for P Canal O&M costs.
                 30. Placer County Water Agency and East Bay Municipal Utility
                District, CVP, California: Long-term Warren Act contracts for up to
                47,000 acre-feet of water annually with the Agency for storage and
                conveyance in Folsom Reservoir, and a contract with the District for
                conveyance of non-project water through Folsom South Canal.
                 31. Gray Lodge Wildlife Area, CVP, California: Reimbursement
                agreement between the California Department of Fish and Wildlife and
                Reclamation for groundwater pumping costs. Groundwater will provide a
                portion of Gray Lodge Wildlife Area's Central Valley Improvement Act
                Level 4 water supplies. This action is taken pursuant to Public Law
                102-575, Title 34, Section 3406(d)(1, 2 and 5), to meet full Level 4
                water needs of the Gray Lodge Wildlife Area.
                 32. State of Nevada, Newlands Project, Nevada: Title transfer of
                lands and features of Carson Lake and Pasture.
                 33. Washoe County Water Conservation District, Truckee Storage
                Project, Nevada: Repayment contract for costs associated with SOD work
                on Boca Dam.
                 34. Santa Barbara County Water Agency, Cachuma Project, California:
                Negotiation and execution of a long-term water service contract.
                 35. Cachuma Operations and Maintenance Board, Cachuma Project,
                California: Negotiation and execution of an O&M contract.
                 36. State of California, Department of Water Resources; CVP;
                California: Negotiation of a multi-year wheeling agreement with the
                State of California, Department of Water Resources providing for the
                conveyance and delivery of CVP water through the State of California's
                water project facilities to Byron-Bethany ID (Musco Family Olive
                Company), Del Puerto WD, and the San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery.
                 37. Water user entities responsible for repayment of reimbursable
                project construction costs in California, Nevada, and Oregon: Contracts
                for conversion or prepayment executed pursuant to the Water
                Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act, Public Law 114-322,
                Sec. 4011 (a-d).
                 38. Contra Costa Water District, CVP, California: Title transfer of
                lands and features of the Contra Costa Canal System of the CVP.
                 39. Truckee-Carson ID, Newlands Project, Nevada: Negotiation and
                execution of an OM&R transfer agreement.
                 40. Tehama-Colusa Canal Authority, CVP, California: Renewal of OM&R
                contract.
                 41. Title transfer agreements; California, Nevada, and Oregon:
                Potential title transfers agreements pursuant to the John D. Dingell,
                Jr. Conservation, Management, and Recreation Act of March 12, 2019
                (Pub. L. 116-9).
                 42. Shasta County Water Agency, CVP, California: Proposed partial
                assignment of 50 acre-feet of the Shasta County Water Agency's CVP
                water supply to the City of Shasta Lake for M&I use.
                 43. Friant Water Authority, CVP, California: Negotiation and
                execution of a repayment contract for Friant Kern Canal Middle Reach
                Capacity Correction Project.
                Completed Contract Actions
                 1. (9) Madera-Chowchilla Water and Power Authority, CVP,
                California: Agreement to transfer the OM&R and certain financial and
                administrative activities related to the Madera Canal and associated
                works. Contract executed on January 22, 2021.
                 2. (29) Santa Clara Valley WD (now called Valley Water), CVP,
                California: Second amendment to Santa Clara Valley WD's water service
                contract to add CVP-wide form of contract language providing for
                mutually agreed upon point or points of delivery. Contract executed on
                December 14, 2020.
                 3. (32) Fresno County Waterworks No. 18; Friant Division, CVP;
                California: Execution of an agreement to provide for the O&M of select
                Federal facilities by Fresno County Waterworks No. 18. Contract
                executed on September 11, 2018.
                 5. (50) Friant Water Authority, Friant Division, CVP, California:
                Renewal of OM&R contract. Contract executed on October 5, 2020.
                Christopher Beardsley,
                Director, Policy and Programs.
                [FR Doc. 2021-06512 Filed 3-29-21; 8:45 am]
                BILLING CODE 4332-90-P
                

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