- Research and Development Office
Research and Development Office
The Research and Development Office advances Reclamation's mission to manage, develop, and protect water and related resources in an environmentally and economically sound manner in the interest of the American public.
The Fall 2015 issue of The Knowledge Stream (PDF, 6.7 MB) focuses on research and science updates, including Reclamation's first water prize competition—New Concepts for Remote Fish Detection. This edition spotlights research on invasive quagga and zebra mussels monitoring, early detection, and control, which is one of the Science and Technology Program’s priority areas of research. Read Issue →
The Bureau of Reclamation is launching a $30,000 prize competition seeking improved methods to measure the food resources available for threatened and endangered fish. Advancing technology for monitoring how food is available for fish species can lower the cost and improve the effectiveness of fish recovery efforts. Learn More →
Following a year of record drought, water managers throughout the west are searching for information and ideas to ensure a reliable and sustainable water supply. To meet this growing need for information, Bureau of Reclamation Principal Deputy Commissioner Estevan López announced today that Reclamation has awarded $9.2 million for 131 research projects. Read More →