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104 STAT. 4626 PUBLIC LAW 101-640—NOV. 28, 1990 Act of 1986, the study authorized by section 711 of such Act shall be treated as being authorized on the date of the enactment of this Act. (p) WATER SUPPLY, MINNESOTA AND NORTH DAKOTA.— (1) IN GENERAL.—The Secretary shall conduct a study, with the States of Minnesota and North Dakota— (A) to determine and recommend alternative plans to augment flows in the Red River of the North, Minnesota and North Dakota, including plans to supplement flows for municipal, industrial, agricultural, and fish and wildlife purposes; and (B) to utilize and conserve water within the area. (2) ADDITIONAL PURPOSES.—Additional purposes of the study under this subsection are as follows: (A) To identify alternative courses of action during drought conditions. (B) To address such issues as system capabilities, regulatory actions, water quality, treaty constraints, and institutional arrangements. (C) To recommend short- and long-term approaches to resolving water supply and use problems, including those that occur outside the area. (3) SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS.— In conducting the study under this subsection, the Secretary shall— (A) recognize the need for continued flow into Canada; (B) coordinate with the Bureau of Reclsmiation on actions being undertaken by the Bureau with respect to the Garrison Diversion Unit; and (C) provide for appropriate consideration for protection of the Nation's water resources as well as the needs of the area for water management and water availability. (q) LAKE WINNIBIGOSHISH, MINNESOTA.—The Secretary is authorized to conduct a study to determine whether the Secretary's jurisdiction should be expanded to include areas above the current pool regulation levels at Lake Winnibigoshish, Minnesota, and to identify methods for bank stabilization and preservation needed due to lake level regulation. (r) LAKE OF THE WOODS, MINNESOTA.— (1) INVESTIGATION. —The Secretary may undertake an investigation of the lands bordering on the Lake of the Woods, Minnesota, to determine if such lands and improvements thereto in the United States currently meet applicable requirements of international agreements concerning regulation of the levels of the Lake of the Woods. (2) REPORT. —Not later than 1 year after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall report to Congress on the progress made in carrying out this subsection and the need for further legislation to resolve any outstanding claims for damages caused by the need for additional protective works and measures to satisfy the requirements referred to in paragraph (1). (s) HEADWATERS RESERVOIRS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER, MIN- NESOTA. —The Secretary shall conduct a study of the 6 headwaters reservoirs of the Mississippi River, Minnesota, to assess lake currents and resulting siltation behavior and to determine the impact of lake levels on fish habitat and spawning success. (t) HIGHFIELD WATER COMPANY, NEW JERSEY.—