TABLE B-1 Funding Levels for Water Resources Research for all the Federal Agencies, and Levels for EPA, NSF, and DOI for FY1999–2001 (data in the thousands of dollars; not adjusted for inflation)

 

All Federal Agencies

EPA

Research Category

1999

2000

2001

1999

2000

2001

I. Nature of Water

 

A. Properties of water

680

1087

1251

 

 

 

B. Aqueous solutions

6919

10066

11008

 

 

 

Subtotal

7599

11153

12259

 

 

 

II. Water Cycle

 

A. General

10635

14209

10290

 

 

 

B. Precipitation

14369

14693

14831

 

 

 

C. Snow, ice, and frost

5090

4964

5122

 

 

 

D. Evaporation and transpiration

8590

9390

9498

 

 

 

E. Streamflow and runoff

4961

5332

5449

 

 

 

F. Groundwater

15541

16286

19776

100

281

389

G. Water and soils

9816

10047

10365

 

 

 

H. Lakes

7561

10661

11412

800

4437

5270

I. Water in plants

10214

14487

12406

 

 

 

J. Erosion and sedimentation

14765

14577

15343

 

 

 

K. Chemical processes

9882

12762

10912

 

 

 

L. Estuaries

3459

11404

13669

 

8596

10338

M. Global water cycle problems

12143

12024

12073

 

 

 

Subtotal

127026

150835

151147

900

13314

15997

III. Water Supply Augmentation and Conservation

 

A. Saline water conversion

4699

4439

3719

 

 

 

B. Water yield improvement

3131

3784

4764

 

 

 

C. Use of water of impaired quality

856

1353

1128

 

 

 

D. Conservation in domestic and municipal use

110

7

20

 

 

 

E. Conservation in industrial use

375

296

426

 

 

 

F. Conservation in agricultural use

4224

4577

4796

 

 

 

Subtotal

13394

14456

14853

 

 

 

IV. Water Quantity Management and Control

 

A. Control of water on surface

22391

24480

23333

 

 

 

B. Groundwater management

4420

3227

5485

 

 

 

C. Effects on water of man’s nonwater activities

3353

4378

4526

 

 

 

D. Watershed activities

11114

13544

13839

6716

8990

9421

Subtotal

41278

45629

47183

6716

8990

9421



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