Study the Efficacy of UV Light to Treat Aquatic Vegetation in an Unlined Canal


Funding Opportunity ID: 326368
Opportunity Number: BOR-CGB-20-N004
Opportunity Title: Study the Efficacy of UV Light to Treat Aquatic Vegetation in an Unlined Canal
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Natural Resources
Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 15.560
Eligible Applicants: Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: no restrictions on the type of organization eligibility
Agency Code: DOI-BOR
Agency Name: Department of the Interior
Bureau of Reclamation
Posted Date: Apr 16, 2020
Close Date: Apr 29, 2020
Last Updated Date: Apr 16, 2020
Award Ceiling: $331,208
Award Floor: $1
Estimated Total Program Funding: $331,208
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Description: The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) intends to issue a Cooperative Agreement to the University of Nevada, Reno under the authority of Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) 15.560, Public Law 111-11, Title IX-Bureau of Reclamation Authorizations, Subtitle F-Secure Water, Section 9509 Research Agreement Authority. Estimated total Federal amount of agreement is $331,208. Reclamation is providing $331,208 in Fiscal Year 2020. The objectives of the project are: · determine the efficacy of Ultraviolet-C (UV) light to treat aquatic vegetation in unlined canals; · determine the optimal treatment time during an aquatic macrophyte’s growth cycle; · construct a UV treatment time to macrophyte density relationship within unlined canal; · quantify aquatic vegetation regrowth rates following UV treatments of varying exposure times. (Refer to the Notice of Intent to Award Announcement No. BOR-CGB-20-N004 for additional information) A Determination by the Government not to compete this proposed financial assistance based upon Departmental Manual 505 DM 2, paragraph 2.14(B)(4) is solely within the discretion of the Government. This notice of intent is NOT a request for competitive proposals. Questions concerning this announcement should be directed to Christina Munoz/Grants Management Specialist, by e-mail at
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