Submit a proposal for the Emerging Opportunities Program

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RFP_4729Mapping Climate Exposure And Climate Information Needs To Utility Business Functions
The objectives of this project are:
1. Develop a framework for comprehensively identifying how climate change could affect the full suite of water utility business functions, including impacts and opportunities
2. Compile the spectrum of climate information available for water utilities to use to understand and evaluate potential impacts and opportunities for the suite of business functions, and map  the business functions to the spectrum to help provide navigation assistance for utilities on what type of information is best suited for a given business function.
3. Apply both the climate identification framework and climate information mapping techniques to several utilities.
4. Hasten the development of a comprehensive, enterprise level approach to understanding the exposure and sensitivities of utility business functions to a changing climate and accelerate the mainstreaming of climate considerations into utility management.
11/9/2017 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_4716Refinement and Standardization of Cyanotoxin Analytical Techniques for Drinking Water
The objective of this project is to evaluate existing chemical and biological methods for the analysis of cyanotoxins at low part-per-trillion (ppt) detection levels in raw and finished drinking water and provide unified methods and practical analytical guidelines for utilities to improve the quality of monitoring efforts.
11/1/2017 5:00 PM