WaterSMART: Title XVI Water Reclamation and Reuse Program Funding for Fiscal Year 2012

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WaterSMART: Title XVI Water Reclamation and Reuse Program Funding for Fiscal Year 2012: The U.S. Department of the Interior's (Department) WaterSMART (Sustain and Manage America's Resources for Tomorrow) program establishes a framework to provide Federal leadership and assistance on the efficient use of water, integrating water and energy policies to support the sustainable use of all natural resources, and coordinating the water conservation activities of various Department bureaus and offices. Through the program, Department is working to achieve a sustainable water strategy to meet the Nation's water needs. The Bureau of Reclamation's Title XVI Water Reclamation and Reuse program (Title XVI) is an important part of WaterSMART. For purposes of the Title XVI program, a water reuse project is a project that reclaims and reuses municipal, industrial, domestic, or agricultural wastewater and naturally impaired groundwater and/or surface waters. Reclaimed water can be used for a variety of purposes, such as environmental restoration, fish and wildlife, groundwater recharge, municipal, domestic, industrial, agricultural, power generation, or recreation. Water reuse is an essential tool in stretching the limited water supplies in the Western United States. Title XVI projects develop and supplement urban and irrigation water supplies through water reuse, thereby improving efficiency, providing flexibility during water shortages, and diversifying the water supply. Title XVI projects provide growing communities with new sources of clean water while promoting water and energy efficiency and environmental stewardship. Under Title XVI of P.L. 102-575, Reclamation works to identify and investigate opportunities to reclaim and reuse wastewaters and naturally impaired ground and surface water in the 17 Western States and Hawaii. Title XVI also provides authority for Reclamation to provide up to the lesser of 25 percent of, or the Federal appropriations ceiling (typically $20 million) for the cost of planning, design, and construction of specific water recycling projects. The objective of this FOA is to invite sponsors of Congressionally authorized Title XVI projects to request cost-shared funding for the planning, design, and/or construction of those authorized projects.
Federal Grant Title: WaterSMART: Title XVI Water Reclamation and Reuse Program Funding for Fiscal Year 2012
Federal Agency Name: Bureau of Reclamation Denver Office
Grant Categories: Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: R12SF80050
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 15.504
CFDA Descriptions: Water Reclamation and Reuse Program
Current Application Deadline: Jan 17, 2012
Original Application Deadline: Jan 17, 2012
Posted Date: Nov 07, 2011
Creation Date: Nov 07, 2011
Archive Date: Jan 18, 2012
Total Program Funding: $23,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $4,000,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 7
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Sponsors of water reclamation and reuse projects specifically authorized for funding under Title XVI of Public Law 102-575, as amended (43 United States Code [U.S.C] 390h through 390h-39) are eligible to apply for funding under this FOA.
Grant Announcement Contact
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Grants Officer [mmaher@usbr.gov]
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