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106 STAT. 4706 PUBLIC LAW 102-575—OCT. 30, 1992 Central Valley Project Improvement Act. Water supply. California. the project, that are used solely for the purpose of serving the respective district's lands and which the Secretary determines are necessary to enable the respective district to carry out operation and maintenance with respect to that portion of the Rio Grande project to be transferred. The transfer of the title to such easements, ditches, laterals, canals, drains, and other rights-of-way located in New Mexico, which the Secretary has, that are used for the purpose of jointly serving Elephant Butte Irrigation District and El Paso County Water Improvement District No. 1, may be transferred to Elepnant Butte Irrigation District and El Paso Coimty Water Improvement District No. 1, jointly, upon agreement by the Secretary and both districts. Any transfer under this section shall be subject to the condition that the respective district assume responsibility for operating and maintaining their portion of the project. SEC. 3302. LIMITATION. Title to and responsibility for operation and maintenance of Elephant Butte and Caballo dams, and Percha, Leasburg, and Mesilla diversion dams and the works necessary for their protection and operation shall be unaffected by this title. SEC. 3303. EFFECT OF ACT ON OTHER LAWS. Nothing in this title shall affect any right, title, interest or claim to land or water, if any, of the Yslete del Sur Pueblo, a federally recognized Indian Tribe. TITLE XXXIV—CENTRAL VALLEY PROJECT IMPROVEMENT ACT SEC. 3401. SHORT TITLE. This title may be cited as the "Central Valley Project Improvement Act". SEC. 3402. PURPOSES. The purposes of this title shall be— (a) to protect, restore, and enhance fish, wildlife, and associated habitats in the Central Valley and Trinity River basins of California; (b) to address impacts of the Central Valley Project on fish, wildlife and associated habitats; (c) to improve the operational flexibility of the Central Valley Project; (d) to increase water-related benefits provided by the Central Valley Project to the State of California through expanded use of voluntary water transfers and improved water conservation; (e) to contribute to the State of California's interim and long-term efforts to protect the San Francisco Bay/Sacramento- San Joaquin Delta Estuary; (f) to achieve a reasonable balance among competing demands for use of Central Valley Project water, including the requirements of fish and wildlife, agricultural, municipal and industrial and power contractors. SEC. 3403. DEFINITIONS. As used in this title—