State or Federal?
The Desalination Construction Projects under the Water Infrastructure for Improvements to the Nation (WIIN) Act funding opportunity provides sponsors of ocean and brackish water desalination project the opportunity to request cost-shared funding for the planning, design and/or construction of those projects. Desalination projects provide flexibility for communities to stretch the limited water supplies in the Western United States by developing and supplementing municipal and irrigation water supplies through the treatment of ocean or brackish water.
Eligible Entities
Local Public Agencies, State Government
Eligibility Notes
Eligible applicants are states, departments of a state, subdivisions of a state, or a public agency organized pursuant to a state law. Applicants must be located in the Western United States or United States Territories.

Eligible projects must have completed a feasibility study that has been reviewed by the Reclamation and found to meet all of the requirements of Reclamation's Directives and Standards WTR 11-01, Title XVI Water Reclamation and Reuse Program Feasibility Study Review Process, or be submitted for Reclamation review by July 27, 2018. Additionally, projects must be located within the Western United States or United States Territories; and included in a state-approved plan, which must be submitted with the proposal, or federal participation in the project must have been requested by the governor of the state where the project is located.
Most Recent/Current Due Date
Jul 27, 2018
Due Date Notes
The application is due July 27, 2018 by 4:00 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time (MDT).
Most Recent RFP Release Date
May 30, 2018
# of Awards
Annual or Multi-Year?
Match Required?
Match Notes
A minimum of 75% match or cost share of the total project costs is required. Cost sharing can be cash or in-kind contributions from the applicant or third-party partners. Funding from outside of the applicant organization should be secured and available to the applicant prior to the award.
Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation
Total Amount Available for All Grants
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