Requests for Proposals

Round Ten – Now Open

WaterStart and the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) are promoting the state’s commitment to innovation in water technology by announcing Round 10 of a competitive matching grant process for water technology companies.  Through this request for proposals, WaterStart and GOED solicit timely, collaborative, and unique applications from water technology companies on advancing water technology in the below areas:

  • Removal of entrained air in well water
  • Reduction of total dissolved solids in well water
  • Utility location technology
  • Using software to aid in the development of accurate electrical as-built drawings
  • Reduction of in-situ disinfection byproduct formation for groundwater recharge applications (TTHMs)
  • Technologies for improving reliability and operation of drip irrigation systems as well as reducing management costs
  • Identifying alternative grass solutions for optimizing water consumption
  • Monitoring and improving well casing conditions while reducing maintenance and operation costs associated with the operation of groundwater wells supplying outdoor demand for water
  • Water automation- commercial hand faucets (pre-dishwashing stations)
  • Portable chlorine analyzers for the distribution system
  • Electronic access management for facility entrances
  • Programmatic replacement of ozone analyzers, turbidity meters, and particle counters for water treatment facilities

The full RFP can be found here.  Proposals must be received by April 15, 2018.  Please submit any questions to

For Israeli companies– WaterStart, in partnership with the Israeli Innovation Authority, has opened Round 9 of request for proposals.  The IIA is asking for proposals by April 7th, 2018.  The full RFP, managed by the Israeli Innovation Authority, can be found here.  For more information and instructions on proposal submission please visit

Past Proposals

Round Eight

Round Seven

Round Six

Round Five

Round Four

Round Three

Round Two

Round One