Safety of Dams, Water Sanitation, And Other Facilities

Agency NameDepartment of the Interior
Funding Amount$200,000,000.00
Bureau Name Bureau of Indian Affairs
Funding Mechanism Contract/Compact
New? No
Funding Mechanism Contract/Compact

Funding Amount Notes

Period of Availability Available until expended
Recipients Tribal Governments - Recognized
Program Description The Bureau of Indian Affairs Safety of Dams aims to reduce the potential loss of human life and property damage caused by dam failure by making Bureau of Indian Affairs dams as safe as practically possible. Safety of Dams is responsible for dams on Indian land. These dams form a significant part of the water-resources infrastructure on Indian reservations. The water sanitation and safety program supports improvement and repair projects that address public health and safety compliance issues at Bureau of Indian Affairs-owned drinking water and sanitation systems.
Eligible Uses Safety of Dams funding is planned to be used to accelerate rehabilitation activities using current prioritization methodology. Water sanitation funds will address deferred maintenance and deficiencies identified in condition assessments, environmental health reviews and audit reports.
Statutory Location Division J, Title VI
Federal Cost Share Requirement No non-Federal cost share required