Bureau of Reclamation - Water Conservation Field Services. Due 7/22. $100K Available.
WaterSMART Water Conservation Field Services Program
The U.S. Department of the Interior’s (DOI) WaterSMART (Sustain and Manage America’s Resources for Tomorrow) Program provides a framework for Federal leadership and assistance to stretch and secure water supplies for future generations in support of DOI priorities. Through WaterSMART, the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) leverages Federal and non-Federal funding to work cooperatively with states, tribes, and local entities as they plan for and implement actions to increase water supply reliability through investments in existing infrastructure and attention to addressing local water conflicts. The Water Conservation Field Services Program (WCFSP) provides support for priorities identified in Presidential Executive Order (E.O. 14008: Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad (E.O. 14008) and aligned with priorities, such as those identified in Presidential Executive Order 13985; Advancing Racial Equity and Support for Underserved Communities Through the Federal Government (E.O. 13985). Drought conditions across the Western United States impact a wide range of communities and sectors, including agriculture, cities, Tribes, the environment, recreation, hydropower producers, and others.
An eligible applicant is a state, tribe, irrigation district, water district, or other organization with water or power delivery authority. In addition, applicants must be located within the geographic areas of the Nebraska-Kansas Area Office. A map of the area is provided as Appendix AI to this NOFO.
July 29, 2022
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