- 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 Summer 2015 issue of The Knowledge Stream (PDF, 5.4 MB) focuses on research updates, including our challenges update on the Desal Prize. This issue spotlights sustainable water infrastructure and safety, a Science and Technology Program priority area for research. Innovation around maintaining and replacing our existing infrastructure will help Reclamation and our partners extend the viable life of our facilities with increased effectiveness and reasonable costs. Read Issues →
Share your expertise and ideas! You can help solve some of the most critical water and water-related resource problems facing our Nation! Watch this short video from our colleagues at Challenge.gov. 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 →