United States Code
USC most recently checked for updates: Oct 20, 2020
The term “Administrator” means the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.
The Administrator shall carry out a grant program for the purpose of accelerating the development and deployment of innovative water technologies that address pressing drinking water supply, quality, treatment, or security challenges of public water systems, areas served by private wells, or source waters.
The Federal share of the cost of activities carried out using a grant under this section shall be not more than 65 percent.
The maximum amount of a grant under this section shall be $5,000,000.
Each year, the Administrator shall submit to Congress and make publicly available on the website of the Administrator a report that describes any advancements during the previous year in development of innovative water technologies made as a result of funding provided under this section.
Grants awarded under this program may include projects that are carried out by an eligible entity in cooperation with a private entity, including a farmer, farmer cooperative, or manufacturer of water technologies.
There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section $10,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2019 and 2020.