Drought Contingency Planning Grants

A dried-up ditch between rice farms in Richvale, California (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

A dried-up ditch between rice farms in Richvale, California (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

The objective of this FOA is to invite states, Indian tribes, irrigation districts, water districts, and other organizations with water or power delivery authority to leverage their money and resources by cost sharing Drought Contingency Planning with Reclamation to build resilience to drought in advance of a crisis. Applicants under this FOA may request funding to develop a new drought plan or to update an existing drought plan (collectively, Drought Contingency Plans). Applications due Feburary 14, 2017.

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