May 16th 2022 | Posted in Water Projects by Government Contracting Pipeline

Washington, D.C. – More than $240 million from the U.S. Department of the Interior is being invested in 46 projects to repair aging water infrastructure and increase drought resilience.
Dept of Interior Boise project new york canal photo by bor Interior Department commits $240M to drought resilience projectsThe program, facilitated through the Bureau of Reclamation, includes significant repairs on canal linings, dam spillways, and water pipeline replacements.
Projects selected for funding on May 9 are found in all the major river basins and regions where the bureau operates.
Among the 46 projects selected for funding are large projects to conduct canal repairs in Arizona, California, Idaho, Nevada, and Wyoming, dam spillway repairs in Kansas, and investments in a pumping plant in Montana. Projects in Colorado, Oregon, and Washington are also being funded.
A $79 million pipeline project in Provo, Utah, is set to receive $25 million from the bureau. The project will install a new intake structure at Deer Creek Dam for additional flow control redundancy and flexibility. Funding is provided for planning, design, and subsequently, a portion of implementation.
The bureau concluded the initial application period for these funds on January 31. The second application period for extraordinary maintenance funding is planned for October.