WaterSMART (Sustain and Manage America's Resources for Tomorrow)
Water is our most precious natural resource and is increasingly stressed by the demands our society places on it. Adequate water supplies are an essential element in human survival, ecosystem health, energy production, and economic sustainability. Significant climate change-related impacts on water supplies are well documented in the scientific literature and scientists are forecasting changes in hydrologic cycles. More on WaterSMART...
Interior Awards Grants in Eleven Western States to Improve Water Management, Supplies (May 22, 2013) - Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Michael L. Connor today announced 44 projects in 11 states that will receive $20.8 million in WaterSMART Water and Energy Efficiency Grants from Reclamation. News Release | Selected Projects
Interior Awards WaterSMART Funding in California and New Mexico to Stretch Water Supplies, Provide Flexibility to Water Managers - (May 21, 2013) Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Michael L. Connor today announced that Reclamation has selected five Title XVI water reuse projects in California and New Mexico to receive $15.6 million in funding through the Department of the Interior's WaterSMART program. More... | Project Descriptions
Southern Rockies Landscape Conservation Cooperative Seeking Applicants for Applied Science Funding Opportunity - (May 1, 2013) The Bureau of Reclamation made a funding opportunity available for applied science grants through the Southern Rockies Landscape Conservation Cooperative. More...
Desert Landscape Conservation Cooperative Seeking Applicants for Applied Science Funding Opportunity - (May 1, 2013) The Bureau of Reclamation made a funding opportunity available for applied science grants through the Desert Landscape Conservation Cooperative. More...
Cooperative Watershed Management Program Seeking Applicants to Establish or Expand Watershed Groups through WaterSMART - (May 1, 2013) The Bureau of Reclamation announced it is seeking applications for its Cooperative Watershed Management Program to assist with the establishment or expansion of watershed management groups. More...
WaterSMART Program is Stretching Water Supplies, Making Progress toward Sustainable Balance of Supply & Demand - (October 11, 2012) The Department of the Interior's WaterSMART program is saving water, finding better ways to stretch existing supplies and helping partners plan to meet future water demands, according to a three-year progress report on the program released today. The program was launched by Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar in 2010. More... | Report
Last updated: 5/22/13
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