Kevin L. Kelly

Reclamation Office: Technical Service Center, Environmental Applications and Research
Contact Information: (720) 663-7944, kkelly@usbr.gov

Research Funded by the Science and Technology Program

Kevin L. Kelly began doing research for the Science and Technology Program in the 2005 fiscal year, with funding provided by the program as recently as the 2022 fiscal year. Projects were funded under the Science and Technology Program research topics Invasive Species, Ecosystem Needs, Condition Assessment, Supporting Irrigation Districts, Improving Geotechnical Infrastructure Reliability, Repair and Maintenance and Desalination and Water Treatment.

The following research projects were funded in whole or in part by the Science and Technology Program. Kevin L. Kelly is listed as the principal investigator, or primary researcher. Click the project's title to view more information.

Development of a Production and Transport Vector for a Chimeric Biopesticide in the Treatment of Zebra and Quagga Mussels

Project ID: 22061
Fiscal Year of Funding: 2022 (with plans to continue through 2024)
Research Results: contact Kevin L. Kelly

Nuisance Aquatic Vegetation (NAV) Control in Water Delivery Systems: An Automated Metering System for Accurate and Consistent Herbicide Application

Project ID: 22015
Fiscal Year of Funding: 2022 (with plans to continue through 2024)
Research Results: contact Kevin L. Kelly

Alternate Control Strategy for Dreissinids Using Carbon Dioxide

Project ID: 21066
Fiscal Years of Funding: 2021 - 2022
Research Results: contact Kevin L. Kelly

Atmospheric Plasma Coating Removal

Project ID: 21062
Fiscal Years of Funding: 2021 - 2022
Research Results: contact Kevin L. Kelly

Alternate Control Strategy for Dreissinids Using Electrical Methods

Project ID: 19174
Fiscal Years of Funding: 2019 - 2021
Research Results: Please contact research@usbr.gov about research products related to this project.

Development of a Chimeric Biopesticide for the Treatment of Zebra and Quagga Mussels

Project ID: 19186
Fiscal Years of Funding: 2019 - 2021
Research Results: Please contact research@usbr.gov about research products related to this project.

Alternate Control Strategy for Dreissinids Using Carbon Dioxide

Project ID: 1852
Fiscal Years of Funding: 2018 - 2020
Research Results: Please contact research@usbr.gov about research products related to this project.

Effective and Safe Decontamination for Underwater Inspection Equipment Exposed to Quagga and Zebra Mussels

Project ID: 1755
Fiscal Years of Funding: 2017 - 2018
Research Results: Please contact research@usbr.gov about research products related to this project.

Nuisance Aquatic Vegetation Control in Water Delivery Systems: Low-Dose Metered Herbicide Application

Project ID: 3968
Fiscal Year of Funding: 2016
Research Results: Nuisance Aquatic Vegetation Control in Water Delivery Systems: Low-Dose Metered Herbicide Application (final, PDF, 461KB)

2014 Las Vegas Wash Time-of-Travel Study

Project ID: 2262
Fiscal Year of Funding: 2015
Research Results: Las Vegas Time of Travel Study (final, PDF, 2.1MB)

Performance Testing for Polymerase Chain Reaction Assays

Project ID: 7954
Fiscal Years of Funding: 2014 - 2015
Research Results: Please contact research@usbr.gov about research products related to this project.

Alternate Control Strategy for Dreissinids Using Carbon Dioxide

Project ID: 1367
Fiscal Year of Funding: 2013
Research Results: Lake Mead Revised Carbon Dioxide Study Plan (final, PDF, 3.9MB)

Aquatic Species Surveillance Using Environmental DNA

Project ID: 2105
Fiscal Year of Funding: 2014
Research Results: Aquatic Species Survelliance Using Environmental DNA (eDNA) (final, PDF, 422KB)

Mitigation of Hard Mineral Scaling

Project ID: 2092
Fiscal Year of Funding: 2014
Research Results: Please contact research@usbr.gov about research products related to this project.

Production and Testing of Antibodies for Dreissena Mussels

Project ID: 9640
Fiscal Years of Funding: 2011 - 2014
Research Results:

Water Resistant Concrete

Project ID: 919
Fiscal Year of Funding: 2011
Research Results: Completion Report - X0919 Water Resistant Concrete (final, PDF, 65KB)

Boron Removal From Seawater

Project ID: 5333
Fiscal Year of Funding: 2010
Research Results: Please contact research@usbr.gov about research products related to this project.

Inhibition of Biofilm Formation

Project ID: 3326
Fiscal Years of Funding: 2006 - 2010
Research Results: Please contact research@usbr.gov about research products related to this project.

Zebra and Quagga Mussels: Control of __Dreissena__ BioFouling Using Carbon Dioxide

Project ID: 9530
Fiscal Year of Funding: 2010
Research Results: Please contact research@usbr.gov about research products related to this project.

Zebra and Quagga Mussels: Molecular Monitoring and Viability of _Dreissena_ Veligers

Project ID: 6911
Fiscal Year of Funding: 2010
Research Results: Please contact research@usbr.gov about research products related to this project.

Boron Removal from Seawater

Project ID: 9566
Fiscal Years of Funding: 2006 - 2008
Research Results: Please contact research@usbr.gov about research products related to this project.

Early Warning Detection of Zebra Mussels

Project ID: 8487
Fiscal Years of Funding: 2007 - 2008
Research Results: Please contact research@usbr.gov about research products related to this project.

Molecular Modeling of Membranes

Project ID: 1933
Fiscal Year of Funding: 2005
Research Results: Please contact research@usbr.gov about research products related to this project.


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Last Updated: 11/17/20