43 U.S.C. § 617k : US Code - Section 617K: Definitions

      "Political subdivision" or "political subdivisions" as used in
    this subchapter shall be understood to include any State,
    irrigation or other district, municipality, or other governmental
    organization.
      "Reclamation law" as used in this subchapter shall be understood
    to mean that certain Act of Congress of the United States approved
    June 17, 1902, and the Acts amendatory thereof and supplemental
    thereto.
      "Maintenance" as used herein shall be deemed to include in each
    instance provision for keeping the works in good operating
    condition.
      "The Federal Power Act," [16 U.S.C. 791a et seq.] as used in this
    subchapter, shall be understood to mean that certain Act of
    Congress of the United States approved June 10, 1920, and the Acts
    amendatory thereof and supplemental thereto.
      "Domestic", whenever employed in this subchapter, shall include
    water uses defined as "domestic" in said Colorado River compact.