Major Reclamation River Basin Law and Legal Definition

According to 42 USCS § 10362 [Title 42. The Public Health and Welfare; Chapter 109b. Secure Water], the term "major reclamation river basin" means each major river system (including tributaries)-

(i) that is located in a service area of the Bureau of Reclamation; and

(ii) at which is located a federally authorized project of the Bureau of Reclamation.

(B) Inclusions. The term "major reclamation river basin" includes--

(i) the Colorado River;

(ii) the Columbia River;

(iii) the Klamath River;

(iv) the Missouri River;

(v) the Rio Grande;

(vi) the Sacramento River;

(vii) the San Joaquin River; and

(viii) the Truckee River.