WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressionally authorized Title XVI project sponsors are being invited by the Bureau of Reclamation to request cost-shared funding for planning, design or construction, according to an article on Digital Journal.

The funding is part of the Department of the Interior's WaterSMART initiative, which aims to improve water conservation, sustainability and help water resource managers make sound decisions about water use, the article reported.

According to the article, Reclamation provides funding through the Title XVI Water Reclamation and Reuse Program for projects that reclaim and reuse municipal, industrial, domestic or agricultural wastewater and naturally impaired ground or surface waters.

Proposals must be submitted by 4 p.m., MST on Jan. 7, 2014, the article noted.

Search funding opportunity number R14AS00002 on http://www.grants.gov and read the full article on www.digitaljournal.com/pr/1585209 for more information.