Water Resources on Indian Lands

To support Indian tribes in the effective and efficient management, planning, and use of their water resources.


Examples of Funded Projects

Projects include hydrologic studies of groundwater supply, groundwater modeling, quantitative and qualitative monitoring and analysis of ground and surface water, acquifer investigations, stream gaging; comprehensive water management plans, etc., and also participation in tribal water rights negotiations/litigation.


Agency - Department of the Interior

The Department of the Interior protects and provides access to the Nation's natural and cultural heritage, including responsibilities to Indian tribes and island communities. Departmental goals include resource protection and usage, overseeing recreational opportunities, serving communities and excellence in management.

Office - Applications may be filed with the local Bureau of Indian Affairs' agency office as listed in Appendix IV of the Catalog.