Summary: H.R.6502 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.6502. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (07/15/2008)

Arkansas Valley Conduit Act of 2008 - Provides for the payment of 35% of the cost of the Arkansas Valley Conduit, Colorado, by the Secretary of the Interior.

Requires revenue derived from contracts for the use of Fryingpan-Arkansas project excess capacity or exchange contracts using project facilities to be credited towards payment of the actual cost of Ruedi Dam and Reservoir, the Fountain Valley Pipeline, and the South Outlet Works at Pueblo Dam and Reservoir, until the date on which the payments for the Conduit begin, and then towards payment of the actual cost of the Conduit. Allows the concurrent crediting of revenue, with interest, towards payment of the Conduit.

Requires any rates charged for water for municipal, domestic, or industrial use or for the use of facilities for the storage or delivery of water to be adjusted to reflect the estimated revenue derived from contracts for the use of Fryingpan-Arkansas project excess capacity or exchange contracts using project facilities.

Authorizes appropriations for the construction of the Conduit. Prohibits such sums from being used for its operation or maintenance.