Reclamation Releases Funding Opportunity to Develop Innovative & low-cost Desalination Tech

Reclamation Releases Funding Opportunity to Develop Innovative & low-cost Desalination Tech

The Bureau of Reclamation has released a funding opportunity for the Desalination and Water Purification Research Program. The goal of the DWPR Program is to increase water supplies by reducing the cost, energy consumption and environmental impacts of treating impaired and otherwise unusable waters.

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"Reclamation is interested in research desalination and water purification technologies where the benefits are widespread and where research has a national significance, benefitting a large sector of the public," said Reclamation’s Program Administrator Yuliana Porras-Mendoza.

Funding is available, subject to appropriations, in two areas: laboratory and pilot-scale projects.

Applicants must provide at least 75% non-federal cost-share with the exception of institutions of higher education, United States-Mexico binational research foundations and inter-university research programs.

To view this funding opportunity, visit www.grants.gov and search for funding opportunity number BOR-DO-20-F004. Applicants for desalination and water purification research project funding must submit their proposals by 4 p.m. MST on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019.

To learn more about Reclamation's Desalination and Water Purification Research Program please visit these scones.

Source: USBR