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information. PUBLIC LAW 102-575—OCT. 30, 1992 106 STAT. 4621 petitioner of project water, shall prepare and transmit to the Secretary a study of the coordinated operation of independent municipal and industrial and irrigation water systems, together with its conclusions and recommendations. The District shall evaluate cost-effective flexible operating procedures that will— (A) improve the availability and reliability of water supply; (B) coordinate the timing of reservoir releases under existing water rights to improve instream flows for fisheries, wildlife, recreation, and other environmental values, if possible; (C) assist in managing drought emergencies by making more efficient use of facilities; (D) encourage the maintenance of existing wells and other facilities which may be placed on stand-by status when water deliveries from the project become available; (E) allow for the development, protection, and sustainable use of ground-water resources in the District boundary; (F) not reduce the benefits that would be generated in the absence of the joint operating procedures; and (G) integrate management of suiface and ground-water supplies and storage capability. The District may incorporate measures developed by the study in the Water Management Improvement Plan prepared under subsection (b). (2) Not less than ninety days prior to its transmittal to Yy^^}^ the Secretary, the study, together with the District's preliminary conclusions and recommendations and all supporting documentation, shall be available for public review and comment, including public hearings. All significant comments, and the District's response thereto, shall accompany the study transmitted to the Secretary. (3) Nothing in this subsection shall be deemed to authorize the Secretary, or grant new authority to the District or petitioners of project water, to require the implementation of any operating procedures, conclusions, or recommendations contained in the study, (e) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.— (1) For an amovuit not to exceed 50 percent of the cost of conducting the studies identified in subsections (c) and (d) and developing the plan identified in subsection (b), $3,000,000 shall be available from the amount authorized to be appropriated by section 201, and shall remain available until expended. The Federal share shall be allocated among project purposes in the same proportions as the joint costs of the Strawberry Collection System, and shall be repaid in the manner of repayment for each such purpose. (2) For an amount not to exceed 65 percent of the cost of implementation of the conservation measures in accordsuice with subsection (b), $50,000,000 shall be available from the amount authorized to be appropriated in section 201, and shall remain available until expended. $10,000,000 authorized by this paragraph shall be made available for conservation measures in Wasatch County identified in the study pursuant to section 202(a)(3)(A) which measures satisfy the requirements of subsection (b)(2)(B) and shall thereafter be available for the purposes of this paragraph. The Federal share shall be allocated between the purposes of municipal and industrial water supply and irrigation, as appro-