The following definitions govern the construction of this article:
(a) Feasibility study means a report on the feasibility of a project, dam, or reservoir. A feasibility study may include an environmental impact report prepared pursuant to Division 13 (commencing with Section 21000) of the Public Resources Code.
(b) Project means any of the following:
(1) The construction of a conveyance facility, pumping facility, groundwater extraction facility, clear or ranney well, or facility for diversion from existing storage or conveyance facilities undertaken by a public agency for the diversion, storage, or distribution of water primarily for domestic, municipal, agricultural, industrial, recreation, or fish and wildlife mitigation and enhancement purposes.
(2) Fish and wildlife mitigation and enhancement measures undertaken by a public agency, including the acquisition of lands which may be necessary for the mitigation of significant impact on fish and wildlife resources resulting from the implementation of a project undertaken pursuant to paragraph (1).
(c) Public agency means any city, county, city and county, special district or other political subdivision of the state, including a joint powers entity created pursuant to Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 6500) of Division 7 of Title 1 of the Government Code, in a county of the 22nd class or any county having a smaller population than a county of the 22nd class on the date on which this division becomes effective.