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Funding Opportunity Number:
Nov 16, 2012
Nov 16, 2012
Original Closing Date for Applications:
Jan 29, 2013
Current Closing Date for Applications:
Jan 29, 2013
Feb 28, 2013
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Water Conservation Field Services Program (WCFSP)
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility:
State, Indian tribe, irrigation district, water district, or other organization with water or power delivery authority. To be eligible for financial assistance under this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), a proposed activity must have a public purpose to support water conservation and directly or indirectly be associated with a Reclamation Project within the geographical area encompassed by the Eastern Colorado Area Office.
Bureau of Reclamation - Great Plains Region
The objective of this FOA is to invite eligible applicants to leverage available funds and resources by cost sharing with Reclamation on activities that will do one or more of the following:
•Promote the preparation of written water conservation management plans that will lead to subsequent implementation of conveyance, measurement, or operational improvements which will conserve water, increase water use efficiency, or enhance operational efficiency Implement activities identified in a written and Reclamation reviewed water conservation management plans
•Demonstrate new or previously unknown water management technologies and practices.
Reclamation has developed a selection process that systematically evaluates the merits of funding requests to assure that funds are directed to the activity or activities that best meet WCFSP objectives within the geographic area of the ECAO. Eligible activities will be selected through a competitive, ranking process and will be rated using the evaluation criteria in Section V which focuses on achieving the outcome identified in this FOA.
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