PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 596-JULY 24, 1946 eprosecution of pans, Provided, That the necessary plans, specifications, and preliminary work may be prosecuted on any project authorized in this Act with funds from appropriations heretofore or hereafter made for flood control so as to be ready for rapid inauguration of a construction ieitiation of proj- program: Provided further, That the projects authorized herein shall be initiated as expeditiously and prosecuted as vigorously as may be Installation of pen- consistent with budgetary requirements: And provided further, That penstocks and other similar facilities adapted to possible future use in the development of hydroelectric power shall be installed in any dam authorized in this Act for construction by the War Department when approved by the Secretary of War on the recommendation of the Chief of Engineers and the Federal Power Commission: Lehigh River, Pa. DELAWARE RIVER BASIN The project for flood protection on the Lehigh River, Pennsylvania, is hereby authorized substantially in accordance with the recommenda- tions of the Chief of Engineers in House Document Numbered 587 Seventy-ninth Congress, second session, at an estimated cost of $12,471,000. POTOMAC RIVER BASIN Cumberland and The local flood-protection project at Cumberland and West Cum- West Cumberland, Md.; Ridgeley, W. berland, Maryland, and Ridgeley, West Virginia, authorized in the Va. Flood Control Act approved June 22, 1936 (Public, Numbered 738, 49Stat. 1574 . Seventy-fourth Congress), is hereby amended to provide for comple- 33 U.S . C.I 701a t seq.; Supp. V, 701b tion of the project substantially in accordance with plans on file in sAte, p.6. the Office of the Chief of Engineers at an estimated cost to the United States of $7,420,000 and subject to the conditions of local cooperation prescribed for that project in the Act approved June 22, 1936, as modified, now estimated at $1,520,000. Waynesboro, Va. The project for flood protection at Waynesboro, Virginia, on South River is hereby authorized substantially in accordance with the recom- mendations of the Chief of Engineers in House Document Numbered 622, Seventy-ninth Congress, second session, at an estimated cost of $1,431,000. Washington. D . C. The project for protection at Washington, District of Columbia, on Supra. Potomac River, authorized by the Act of June 22, 1936, is hereby modified substantially in accordance with the recommendations of the Chief of Engineers in House Document Numbered 622, Seventy- ninth Congress, second session, at an estimated cost of $500,000. Md.avage Kvr Dam Completion of the Savage River Dam on Savage River, Maryland, is hereby authorized substantially in accordance with the plan con- tained in House Document Numbered 622, Seventy-ninth Congress, second session, at a cost to the United States now estimated at $1,900,000, subject to the conditions that local interests make a cash contribution of $200,000 toward the cost of the work, and agree to hold and save the United States free from damages due to the con- struction works, and to maintain and operate all the works after completion in accordance with regulations prescribed by the Secretary of War. RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER BASIN Salem Church Res- ervoir, Va. The project for the Salem Church Reservoir on Rappahannock River, Virginia, is hereby authorized substantially in accordance with the recommendations of the Chief of Engineers in his report dated April 8, 1946, at an estimated cost of $17,755,000: Provided, That the power pool shall be maintained at an elevation not to exceed two hundred and twenty feet. 644 [60 STAT.