The Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act provides new authority to Reclamation to develop a desalination construction program that will provide a path for ocean or brackish water desalination projects to receive Federal funding.

Reclamation is developing a new WaterSMART Desalination Construction Program to allocate funding for desalination projects through a competitive grant program in 2018. A framework for the new desalination program is currently under development.













Current Status

Desalination Construction Program is under development.

Proposed Calendar

The calendar for fiscal year 2018 is still under development.

News Releases

None at this time

Last Updated: 1/22/18