(4) Non-Federal borrowerThe term “non-Federal borrower” means—
(A) a State (including a department, agency, or political subdivision of a State); or
(B) a conservancy district, irrigation district, canal company, water users’ association, Indian tribe, an agency created by interstate compact, or any other entity that has the capacity to contract with the United States under Federal reclamation law.
(6) ProjectThe term “project” means—
(A) a rural water supply project (as defined in section 2401(9) of this title);
(B) an extraordinary operation and maintenance activity for, or the rehabilitation or replacement of, a facility—
(i) that is authorized by Federal reclamation law and constructed by the United States under such law; or
(ii) in connection with which there is a repayment or water service contract executed by the United States under Federal reclamation law; or
(C) an improvement to water infrastructure directly associated with a reclamation project that, based on a determination of the Secretary—
(i) improves water management; and
(ii) fulfills other Federal goals.
(Pub. L. 109–451, title II, § 202, Dec. 22, 2006, 120 Stat. 3356.)