Advanced Water Treatment Grants
Technical developments in the field of water treatment have increased the use of impaired waters that previously weren’t viable.
Advanced Water Treatment Pilot and Demonstration Grants aim to encourage pilot and demonstration projects that address technical, economic and environmental viability of treating and using brackish groundwater, seawater, impaired waters or otherwise create new water supplies within a specific locale.
The grants are made available through cost-shared funding on a competitive basis.
Reclamation Awards $2.09 Million to Study New Water Treatment Technologies - (July 25, 2011) Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Michael L. Connor has announced that four projects have been awarded $2.09 million to accelerate the adoption and use of innovative advanced water treatment technologies that increase usable water supplies. Demonstrating the feasibility of new treatment methods for impaired waters is one of the strategies of the Department of the Interior's WaterSMART Program to work toward a sustainable water future. More...
Last updated: 11/1/12
Once final Fiscal Year 2013 appropriations have been made, Reclamation will determine whether funding is sufficient to post funding opportunity announcements for Advanced Water Treatment Pilot & Demonstration Project Grants, Grants to Develop Climate Analysis Tools, and System Optimization Reviews. Following a budget decision, the earliest these FOAs would be posted is Spring 2013. Please check this page for updates.