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PUBLIC LAW 102-575—OCT. 30, 1992 106 STAT. 4675 (f) LIMITATION ON AVAILABILITY OF CONSTRUCTION FUNDS. — The Secretary shall not obligate funds for the construction of the Mid-Dakota Water Supply System until— (1) the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.) have been met; and (2) a final engineering report has been prepared and Reports. submitted to the Congress for a period of not less than ninety days. (g) COORDINATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE.— (1) The Secretary shall coordinate with the Secretary of Agriciilture, to the maximum extent practicable, grant and loan assistance made under this section with similar assistance available under the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act (7 U.S.C. 1921 et seq.). (2) The Secretary of Agriculture shall take into consideration grant and loan assistance available under this section when considering whether to provide similar assistance available under the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act (7 U.S.C. 1921 et seq.) to an applicant in the service area defined in subsection (b). SEC. 1904. FEDERAL ASSISTANCE FOR WETLAND DEVELOPMENT AND ENHANCEMENT. (a) INITIAL DEVELOPMENT. — The Secretary shall make grants and otherwise make funds available to Mid-Dakota Rural Water System, Inc. and other private, State, and Federal entities for the initial development of the wetland component. (b) OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE.—The Secretary shall make a grant, not to exceed $100,000 annually, to the Mid-Dakota Rural Water System, Inc., for the operation and maintenance of the wetland component. (c) NONREIMBURSEMENT. —Funds provided under this section shall be nonreimbursable and nonretumable. SEC. 1905. WATER CONSERVATION. (a) WITHHOLDING OF FUNDS.—The Secretary shall not obligate Federal funds for construction of the water system until the Secretary finds that non-Federal entities have developed and implemented water conservation programs throughout the service area of the water system. (b) PURPOSE OF PROGRAMS. —The water conservation programs required by subsection (a) shall be designed to ensure that users of water from the water system will use the best practicable technology and management techniques to reduce water use and water system costs. (c) DESCRIPTION OF PROGRAMS.— Such water conservation programs shall include (but are not limited to) adoption and enforcement of the following— (1) low consumption performance standards for all newly installed plumbing fixtures; (2) leak detection and repair programs; (3) metering for all elements and individual connections of the rural water supply systems to be accomplished within five years. (For purposes of this paragraph, residential buildings of more than four units may be considered as individual customers);