Desalination and Water Purification Research Program Pitch to Pilot for Fiscal Year 2022

US Department of the Interior: Bureau of Reclamation (USBR)

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Deadline: Jul 12, 2022 3:00pm PDT

Grant amount: Up to US $200,000

Fields of work: Sanitation & Clean Drinking Water Hydrology Water Resource Management

Applicant type: Government Entity, Indigenous Group, Nonprofit, Individuals

Funding uses: Project / Program, Research

Location of project: United States

Location of residency: United States

Overview:

The objectives of this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) are to develop innovative and disruptive new technologies or processes to: Reduce the costs, energy requirements, and/or environmental impacts of treating impaired and unusable water to standards necessary for an identified beneficial use. Improve efficiency of water treatment processes—either by improvements to pre-treatment, post-treatment, monitoring, sensors, or other innovative process/technology. Increase effectiveness of reverse osmosis/nanofiltration concentrate management by reducing cost, energy, and/or environmental impacts. Treat brackish groundwater in a less energy-intensive way than current processes and technologies. Address costs, energy usage, and/or environmental impacts of seawater desalination, including intakes and/or outfalls Improve the detection, characterization, monitoring, separation, or destruction of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances and other contaminants of concern.

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This page was last reviewed May 27, 2022 and last updated May 27, 2022