Desalination and Water Purification Research and Title XVI Water Reclamation and Reuse Research applications are now being accepted
The Bureau of Reclamation is seeking applicants for four water treatment research funding opportunities under the Desalination and Water Purification Research Program and Title XVI Water Reclamation and Reuse Program.
The DWPR program funding opportunities will provide funding for the full spectrum of technology development and testing to support the commercialization of new desalination and water purification technologies.The Title XVI Program funding opportunity is focused on moving research to practice by supporting planning related research to help deploy technologies or processes that are currently available in the industry to help address water supply challenges.
The DWPR Program has three funding opportunities available. They are:
The Title XVI Program will provide funding for research to establish or expand water reuse markets, improve or expand existing water reuse facilities, and streamline the implementation of clean water technology at new facilities. Up to $75,000 will be provided for projects that can be completed in up to 18 months, $150,000 for projects that can be completed in up to 24 months, and $300,000 in funding for research that can be completed within 36 months. Applications are due on February 6, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. MST. The funding opportunity announcement is available at www.grants.gov by searching for funding opportunity number BOR-DO-17-F004.
To learn more about Title XVI Research Studies and WaterSMART, please visit http://www.usbr.gov/WaterSMART. To learn more about the Desalination and Water Purification Research Program please visit http://www.usbr.gov/research/dwpr.
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