The Bureau of Reclamation intends to issue a cooperative agreement to Friant Water Authority under the authority of Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) 1 5. 555, San Joaquin River Restoration Program, Public Law 111-11, Title IX, Subtitle F (Secure Water), Section 9504 (a)(1)(C) and (D).
Estimated total amount of the agreement is $9,306,74 7. Reclamation is providing $2,300,000 in Fiscal Year 201 6. The objectives of the project are to permanently increase the pumping capacities to 200cfs at the Shafter Check Structure and 75 cfs at the Lake Woollomes and Deer Creek Check Structures for the additional benefit of accessing water banks or other water supplies available via the California Aqueduct during times of drought.
(Refer to the Notice of Intent to Award Announcement No.
BOR-MP-16-N010 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 A.
Muñoz/Grants Management Specialist, by e-mail at email@example.com.