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61 STAT.] 80TH CONG. , 1ST SESS.-CHS. 148 , 149-JUNE 25, 26 , 1947 [CHAPTER 148] ANAlT 181 June 26, 1947 To authorize the construction, operation, and maintenance of the Paonia Federal [H. R . 3143] reclamation project, Colorado. [Public Law 1171 Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in. Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Interior through the Bureau of Reclamation is hereby author- ized to construct, maintain, and operate, pursuant to the Federal reclamation laws, the Paonia project, Colorado, substantially in accordance with the report of the regional director of the Bureau of Reclamation, region IV, dated January 2, 1946, as concurred in by the Commissioner of Reclamation and the Secretary of the Interior: Provided, That, notwithstanding any recommendations to the contrary contained in said report, all costs allocated to irrigation shall be reimbursable under the Federal reclamation laws within repayment periods fixed by the Secretary of the Interior at not to exceed sixty-eight years. SEC. 2. Unexpended balances of sums heretofore appropriated for the Paonia project, Colorado, authorized by finding of feasibility of the Secretary of the Interior approved by the President on March 18, 1939, are hereby made immediately available for expendi- ture on the Paonia project hereby authorized. SEC. 3 . There are hereby authorized to be appropriated, out of any moneys in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, such addi- tional sums as may be required for the purposes of this Act. Approved June 25, 1947. [CHAPTER 149] AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of War to permit the delivery of water from the District of Columbia and Arlington County water systems to the Falls Church or other water systems in the metropolitan area of the District of Columbia in Virginia. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War, on the recommendation of the Chief of Engineers, United States Army, and the Board of Commissioners of the District of Columbia, is hereby authorized in his discretion, upon request of the town council of the town of Falls Church, Fairfax County, Virginia, or any other competent State or local authority in the Washington metropolitan area in Virginia, to permit the delivery of water from the District of Columbia water system at the Dalecarlia Filtration Plant, or at other points on said water system to the Falls Church water system for the purpose of supplying water for the use of said town and such adjacent areas as are now or shall hereafter be served by the water system of said town; or to any other competent State or local authority in said metropolitan area in Virginia. The Secre- tary of War is hereby further authorized, in his discretion and upon the recommendation of the Chief of Engineers, and said Board of Commissioners, to permit the delivery of such water through the water mains of Arlington County by a connection to Arlington mains at the southerly end of Chain Bridge, or to make connections with the Arlington County water system at one or more points along the bound- ary line of Arlington County: Provided,That all expense of install- ing any such connection or connections or other appurtenances and any subsequent changes therein shall be borne by said town of Falls Church, or such other communities of said metropolitan area request- ing such services: Providedfurther,That all payments for water taken Paonia project, Colo. Construction, etc. Costs allocated to irrigation. Availability of funds. Appropriation au- thorized. June 26,1947 [H. R. 310] [Public Law 118] Falls Church, Va. Delivery of water from D. O . water system. Expense of install- ing connections, etc. Payments for water.