Submit a proposal for the Emerging Opportunities Program

Instructions for submitting a proposal for this program are contained in the RFP. Learn more about this program.

RFP_4684Incentives For Green Infrastructure On Private Property: Lessons Learned
4684 RFP updates:  June 28th updates to the first paragraph of Proposal Submittal Instructions to correct and clarify reference to the Focus Area guidelines.  In the update, the second paragraph of the Proposal Submittal Instructions were inadvertently deleted.  On July 20th, the RFP was updated to include the second paragraph to the Proposal Submittal Instructions.

A compendium of research results produced by this project will identify successes and lessons learned on how green infrastructure, low-impact development (LID), and, where relevant, green building can be incentivized on private property through retrofits or during new development and redevelopment beyond the minimum required by development ordinances.
8/10/2016 3:00 PM
RFP_4685Project Delivery Performance Evaluation And Decision Support Tool For Water And Wastewater Capital Projects
This project consists of two primary objectives,
1) Develop a qualitative and quantitative performance evaluation of design-bid-build (DBB), design-build (DB), and construction manager at risk (CMAR) project delivery methods for the water and wastewater industry and 2) Create a web-based decision support tool based on the evaluation and analysis from Objective 1
8/10/2016 3:00 PM
RFP_4693NewService Line Material Identification Techniques
Evaluate water service line material identification technologies, techniques, and strategies.
8/24/2016 3:00 PM

Submit a proposal for the Focus Area Program Online

The Water Research Foundation is accepting proposals only online for the following projects at  To begin the process of submitting a proposal online, you will need a website login and the name or RFP# of the project for which you want to submit a proposal.  Information about submitting a proposal online is contained in the RFP. 

RFP_4690Trends And Best Practices Of Water And Wastewater Capacity And Connection Charges And Transactions
Evaluate utility capacity charge programs and identify best practices, innovation, and emerging trends within those programs.
8/24/2016 5:00 PM