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Public Law (07/25/2014)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Idaho Wilderness Water Resources Protection Act - Directs the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) to issue a special use authorization for the continued operation and reconstruction of a water storage, transport, or diversion facility located on National Forest System land in the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness and the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness in Idaho if:

  • the facility was in existence on the date on which it was designated as part of the National Wilderness Preservation System;
  • the facility has been in continuous use to deliver water for beneficial use on the owner's non-federal land;
  • the owner holds a valid water right under state law that predates the designation; and
  • relocating the facility is not practicable or feasible.