Water Resources Research National Competitive Grants

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The goals of the National Competitive Grants program are to promote collaboration between the USGS and university scientists in research on significant national and regional water resources issues; promote the dissemination and results of the research funded under this program; and to assist in the training of scientists in water resources. Successful research topics have included research on improving and enhancing the nation's water supply, developing innovative approaches to water treatment, and the evaluation and assessment of conservation practices.

Support Type:

Funding Assistance

Funding Range:

Up to $250,000 over one to three year range; 1:1 match required

Restoration Activity:

Proposals are sought in not only the physical dimensions of supply and demand, but also quality trends in raw water supplies, the role of economics and institutions in water supply and demand, institutional arrangements for tracking and reporting water supply and availability, and institutional arrangements for coping with extreme hydrological conditions.


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