Bunker Hill Groundwater Basin, Riverside-Corona Feeder

 

Section 9112 of Public Law 111-11 directs the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Commissioner, to participate in the planning, design, and construction of the Riverside-Corona Feeder Project. Section 9112 authorizes the Secretary to provide up to 25 percent of the total cost of the project, not to exceed $26 million.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Active
Program Number
15.545
Federal Agency/Office
Bureau of Reclamation, Department of The Interior
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Program Accomplishments
Fiscal Year 2017 No information available. Notice of availability of the final environmental impact statement was published in the Federal Register by Reclamation on June 12, 2013 and by EPA on June 21, 2013. On August 20, 2014, the Western Municipal Water District Board of Directors approved a contract for the design of the La Sierra Pipeline, the first component of the Project planned for construction. The Record of Decision was signed on January 15, 2016, to complete the NEPA process. Grant Agreement R16AP00023 was executed on September 9, 2016, to provide funds for the La Sierra Pipeline, the first component of the project to be constructed.
Fiscal Year 2019 Work continues for the agreement currently in place.
Fiscal Year 2020 Information not available.
Authorization
Section 9112, P.L. 111-11
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
The Secretary is authorized to cooperate with the Western Municipal Water District, Riverside County, California, in the planning, design, and construction of the Riverside-Corona Feeder Project.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Water users serviced by the Western Municipal Water District.
Credentials/Documentation
Funds for planning, design, and construction of the Riverside-Corona Feeder will not be disbursed until a grant or cooperative agreement is executed.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is required. An environmental impact statement is required for this listing. An environmental impact assessment is required for this listing. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372. Environmental compliance for this program is complete. The environmental impact statement has been finalized and the Record of Decision was signed on January 15, 2016.
Application Procedure
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Funding provided for the Riverside-Corona Feeder is mandatory funding.
Award Procedure
Reclamation will work with the Western Municipal Water District to negotiate grants or cooperative agreements for one or more phases of the project.
Deadlines
Not applicable.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Not applicable.
Appeals
Not applicable.
Renewals
Continuation of funding from one fiscal year to the next to complete one or more phases of the project is dependent on federal appropriations for the project.
How are proposals selected?
Not applicable.
How may assistance be used?
This authority is restricted to the planning, design, and construction of the Riverside-Corona Feeder Project.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Reporting
Performance Reports: In addition to this requirement and as a result of the U.S. Department of the Interior Office of the Inspector General, Survey Report No 97-I-874 (dated January 13, 1997), Reclamation has instituted a close-out expenditure review and site-visit requirement. This expenditure review is a site visit conducted by Reclamation staff, consisting generally of the Grants Officer Technical Representative (GOTR) and other representative(s) of the Grants Officer with an audit background (usually personnel from the region's finance section). This review is required prior to final closeout for all construction projects.
Auditing
In addition to this requirement and as a result of the U.S. Department of the Interior Office of Inspector General, Survey Report No 97-I-874 (dated January 13, 1997), Reclamation has instituted a close-out expenditure review and site-visit requirement. This expenditure review and site-visit requirement. This expenditure review is a site visit conducted by Reclamation staff, consisting generally of the Grants Officer Technical Representative (GOTR) and other representative(s) of the Grants Officer with an audit background (usually personnel from the region's finance section). This review is required prior to final closeout for all construction projects.
Records
All recipients of Federal awards shall maintain project records in accordance with 2 CFR 200.333 Retention requirements for records. Financial records, supporting documents, statistical records, and all other non-Federal entity records pertinent to a Federal award must be retained for a period of three years from the date of submission of the final expenditure report or, for Federal awards that are renewed quarterly or annually, from the date of the submission of the quarterly or annual financial report, respectively, as reported to the Federal awarding agency or pass-through entity in the case of a subrecipient. Federal awarding agencies and pass-through entities must not impose any other record retention requirements upon non-Federal entities, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.333.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.

Matching requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.

MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
There are no time restrictions placed on the use the funds and the funds have generally been made available periodically throughout year on a reimbursable basis. A schedule will be planned between Reclamation and the Western Municipal Water District when the cost sharing agreement is negotiated. However, this schedule can be impacted by the availability of funds during the year. Payment terms vary by agreement awarded under this program.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None/Not specified.
Headquarters Office
Meghan Thiemann
P.O. Box 61470 (LC-6233)
Boulder City, NV 89006 US
mthiemann@usbr.gov
Phone: 702-293-8438
Website Address
http://www.usbr.gov/lc/socal/
Financial Information
Account Identification
14-0680-0-1-301
Obligations
(Cooperative Agreements) FY 18$0.00; FY 19 est $0.00; FY 20 Estimate Not Available FY 17$0.00; - No new obligations, but work continues on prior year financial assistance agreements.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Range: $ 0 to $ 0 Average: $ 0
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
2 CFR 200 UNIFORM ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS, COST PRINCIPLES, AND AUDIT REQUIREMENTS FOR FEDERAL AWARDS and the applicable OMB Circulars. These documents may also be obtained by contacting the Bureau of Reclamation Office listed below.
Examples of Funded Projects
Fiscal Year 2018 No information available.
Fiscal Year 2019 No information available.
Fiscal Year 2017 No information available. Development of draft and final EIS/SIER; and project planning, right of way support, and design and construction of the La Sierra Pipeline.

 



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