Metropolitan’s Innovative Conservation Program
provides funding in cooperation with the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Southern Nevada Water Authority, Central Arizona Project and the Southern California Gas Company for research that will document water savings and reliability of innovative water savings devices. The objective is to evaluate the water saving potential and reliability of innovative water saving devices, technologies, and strategies.
New projects are identified and evaluated every other year. The next round of funding is scheduled for Fall 2015. All interested parties including public, private or non-profit organizations are eligible for funding.The 2013 Program
The 2013 program focus was on landscape irrigation and commercial, institutional, industrial water use efficiency. However, proposals that address all aspects of water use efficiency were also considered.
A total of $450,000 was made available to applicants. Projects requesting up to $50,000 were considered. All proposals were competitively evaluated. Recipients were announced in February 2014.Click here
to view a list of the 2013 Awarded Projects.
A non-mandatory, pre-proposal workshop was held on Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at Metropolitan’s Union Station Headquarters. Metropolitan reviewed the RFP and presented a brief overview of the program. Click here
for workshop presentation.