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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

102 STAT. 2552

PUBLIC LAW 100-512—OCT. 20, 1988

SEC. 5. BARTLETT DAM AGREEMENT.

(a) The Secretary is directed to amend the Bartlett Dam Agreement to provide that the Salt River Valley Water Users' Association shall increase the total Community allotment of developed water to twenty thousand acre-feet on December 31 of any calendar year in which all of the following three conditions occur: (1) for at least two hundred and ninety-two days of the calendar year the total water stored in Salt River Valley Water Users' Association reservoirs on the Verde River is more than the storage capacity of Bartlett Dam Reservoir, which, for the purposes of this Act, is deemed to be one hundred seventy-eight thousand, one hundred eighty-six acre-feet, as periodically adjusted by the Salt River Valley Water Users' Association for silt losses; (2) the total Community allotment of developed water under the Bartlett Dam Agreement generated during the calendar year is less than seven thousand acre-feet; (3) the total Community allotment of developed water under the Bartlett Dam Agreement existing at the end of the calendar year is less than twenty thousand acre-feet. (b) Article 4 of the Bartlett Dam Agreement shall be deleted and replaced with the following language: "ARTICLE 4. OPERATION OF STORAGE WORKS 'The works to be constructed upon Verde River shall be operated and maintained by the Association. The Association may at any time store any part or all of Flow of Verde River in the reservoir, and may at any time release any quantity of water from the reservoir or it may permit the river to flow through the reservoir without regulation.' '. (c) Except as provided in subsections (a) and (b), all terms of the Bartlett Dam Agreement shall remain unchanged and in full force and effect. SEC. 6. RATIFICATION AND CONFIRMATION OF CONTRACTS.

(a) The contract between the Salt River Valley Water Users' Association and the Carrick and Mangham Aqua Fria Lands and Irrigation Company (the predecessor of the Roosevelt Irrigation District) dated August 25, 1921, together with the modifications thereto dated February 3, 1927, and May 31, 1950, is ratified, confirmed, and declared to be valid. (b) The contract between the Salt River Valley Water Users' Association and the Roosevelt Water Conservation District dated October 24, 1924, together with all amendments thereto and any extension thereto entered into pursuant to the Agreement is ratified, confirmed, and declared to be valid. (c) The Secretary is authorized and directed to revise the subcontract of the Roosevelt Water Conservation District for agricultural water service from the CAP to include an addendum substantially in the form of exhibit "3.1" to the Agreement and to execute the subcontract as revised. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Secretary shall approve the conversions of agricultural water to municipal and industrial uses authorized by the addendum at such time or times as the conditions authorizing such conversions, as set forth in the addendum, are found to exist. (d) The Secretary is authorized and directed to execute and perform that agreement among the United States, the CAWCD, the RWCD, the Arizona cities of Chandler, Glendale, Scottsdale, Tempe, Mesa, Phoenix, and the Arizona town of Gilbert providing for the