Pit River TribeEnvironmental Office Source Water Assessment
Request for Proposal
Posted: October 15th, 2013
Company Background The Pit River Tribe (PRT), is a federally recognized Tribe; the PRT boundaries are the lines that connect the four corners of ancestral lands; Mt. Shasta, Mt. Lassen, Goose Lake, and Eagle Lake. The ancestral lands and “Lands in Trust” are referred to as the “Hundred Mile Square” by the United States Department of Interior Lands Claims Commission under Docket 347.
Purpose and Goals: The purpose of this Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) grant application is to enhance tribal capacity for protecting sources of potable water for future generations. Delineation of source water areas within the Pit River XL Ranch will allow tribal members to better protect their water resources through identification, assessment, and public education. The Pit River Tribe (Tribe) has made it a high priority to understand and protect all natural resources of tribal lands, and receiving a source water assessment program (SWAP) grant will aid the Tribe to maintain clean drinking water for the health of all members.
Duties and requirements for this contract include:
Delineation of the XL Reservation water source
Identify contaminant vulnerability; potential contaminant source and inventory
Conduct susceptibility and analysis using data and field observations
Completion of a final report Source Water Assessment Report
Travel to XK Reservation in Modoc County
Prior work with Tribes using EPA and DWSAP source water assessment protocols (list three references); history of completion of susceptibility analyses in a timely manner; lump sum cost.