Engineering Project Prioritization, Bureau of Indian Affairs

Under an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) contract with the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Branch of Irrigation, Power, and Safety of Dams (IPSOD), Akana is providing Program Management-level support for technical assistance for irrigation projects throughout the western U.S. to review critical repair needs, identify proposed construction projects, develop project cost estimates, obtain environmental and cultural/historical clearances, and prioritize funding for design and construction of various irrigation systems. The firm is also responsible for design review for projects completed under PL93-638 contracts to the tribes. These irrigation projects have a deferred maintenance backlog totaling over $1 billion.