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Legislative Hearing on H.R. 255, H.R. 745, and H.R. 1963
Thursday, May 23, 2013 10:00 AM
Subcommittee on Water and Power
1324 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20515


Legislative Hearing on:

  • H.R. 255 (Chaffetz), To amend certain definitions contained in the Provo River Project Transfer Act for purposes of clarifying certain property descriptions, and for other purposes.
  • H.R. 745 (Napolitano), To reauthorize the Water Desalination Act of 1996.
  • H.R. 1963 (Daines), To amend the Water Conservation and Utilization Act to authorize the development of non-Federal hydropower and issuance of leases of power privileges at projects constructed pursuant to the authority of the Water Conservation and Utilization Act, and for other purposes. “Bureau of Reclamation Conduit Hydropower Development Equity and Jobs Act”

Member Statements:

The Honorable Tom McClintock
Subcommittee Chairman

Archived Video Webcast:

Witnesses and Testimony:

PANEL I

Gary Kennedy (H.R. 1963)
Superintendent
Mancos Water Conservancy District
Mancos, Colorado
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Keith Denos (H.R. 255)
General Manager
Provo River Water Users Association
Pleasant Grove, Utah
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Robert Quint (H.R. 255, H.R. 1963)
Senior Advisor
U.S. Bureau of Reclamation
Washington, D.C.

PANEL II

Kevin Wattier (H.R. 745)
General Manager
Long Beach Water Department
Long Beach, California
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Wayne Crews (H.R. 745)
Vice President for Policy, Director of Technology Studies
Competitive Enterprise Institute
Washington, D.C.
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Robert Quint (H.R. 745)
Senior Advisor
U.S. Bureau of Reclamation
Washington, D.C.

Testimony Submitted for the Record:

Michael Carlson
Buffalo Rapids Irrigation District #1
Manager

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