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Cooperative - NA22OAR4690649

OVERVIEW

Original Description
CLIMATE CHANGE IS EXPECTED TO ADVERSELY IMPACT THE WATER RESOURCES OF TEXAS, ESPECIALLY IN THE DRIER, WESTERN TWO-THIRDS OF THE STATE. HOWEVER, EXCEPT FOR AUSTIN, CLIMATE CHANGE IS NOT CONSIDERED IN LOCAL, REGIONAL, AND STATE WATER-RESOURCE PLANNING. IN THE CASE OF THE CITY OF AUSTINWHICH IS 100 PERCENT RELIANT ON THE HIGHLAND LAKESCLIMATE CHANGE IS EXPECTED TO DECREASE SURFACE-WATER SUPPLIES BY 25 PERCENT IN 50 YEARS AND 50 PERCENT IN 100 YEARS. THE ABSENCE OF CONSIDERING CLIMATE CHANGE IN TEXAS (AND OTHER CONSERVATIVE STATES) IS PRIMARILY DUE TO THE POLITICAL NATURE OF CLIMATE CHANGE IN CONSERVATIVE POLITICS, AND THIS IS NOT EXPECTED TO CHANGE ANY TIME SOON. WE PROPOSE TO PROVIDE THE SCIENCE, POLICY ANALYSIS, AND EDUCATION NEEDED BY STATE LEADERSHIP, THE LEGISLATURE, STATE AGENCIES, LOCAL AND REGIONAL PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT AGENCIES, WATER PROVIDERS, COMMUNITIES, AND CITIZENS TO ASSESS HOW CLIMATE CHANGE MAY IMPACT THEIR WATER RESOURCES. THIS PROJECT WILL (1) SUPPORT THE DOWNSCALI
Assistance Type
Cooperative Agreement (B)
Place of Performance
San Marcos, Texas 78666-4684 USA
Related Opportunity
None

STATUS

Period of Performance

9/1/22

Start Date

8/31/24

End Date
4.0% Complete

Funding Split

$2.0M

Federal Obligation

$0.0

Non-Federal Obligation

$2.0M

Total Obligated
100.0% Federal Funding
0.0% Non-Federal Funding

ACTIVITY TIMELINE

SUBGRANT AWARDS

TRANSACTION HISTORY

ADDITIONAL DETAIL

Award ID FAIN
NA22OAR4690649
SAI Number
NA22OAR4690649_000
Award ID URI
SAI EXEMPT
Awardee Classifications
State Government
Awarding Office
1305N2 DEPT OF COMMERCE NOAA
Funding Office
1333BR DEPT OF COMMERCE NOAA
Last Modified: 9/21/22