Brigham Young University scores $215,000 to assess water quality in the Colorado River Basin

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Here’s a release from Reclamation via

he U.S. Interior Department’s Bureau of Reclamation, Upper Colorado Region, has announced it intends to award a non-competitive cooperative agreement to Brigham Young University to address water quality problems in the Colorado River Basin. The estimated total program funding available was cited as $215,000, although no specific amount for this award was indicated by the agency.

A funding opportunity notice from the Bureau of Reclamation states: “There are four general work areas for this research. These are: characterization of phosphorus distributions in the sediment; quantifying sediment loading processes to the reservoir; developing tools to collect, store, and analyze the resulting data; and develop water quality models that include these processes to provide tools to support analysis of management decisions to minimize adverse impacts from these processes.”

The funding opportunity number is 09SS402923 (CFDA 15.517).

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