Water Conservation Field Services Grant Program

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Water Conservation Field Services Grant Program

The Department of Interior, Bureau of Reclamation has announced the availability of funds for applicants in the Pacific Northwest Region to leverage their money and resources by cost-sharing water conservation planning and making more efficient use of existing water supplies. Eligible projects include:

  • Water management and conservation plans
  • System Optimization Review (used to assess the potential for water management improvements and to identify a plan of action that contains recommendations for implementing specific improvements that have the potential to enhance water management)
  • Water management improvements designs (design services for conveyance systems, canal lining, weirs, flumes, ramps and other irrigation flow measurement devices, and control structures for an irrigation system), design for installation of meters, and design of irrigation system regulating reservoirs)
  • Water conservation project technologies (demonstration projects that include the installation or application of technology in a new way or new setting)

Eligible Applicants: Tribes, irrigation districts, water districts, institutions of higher education, individuals, 501c4 and 501c6 organizations, and other organizations with water or power authority located in the Pacific Northwest (Washington, Oregon, Montana, Idaho, and a small portion of Nevada)

Award Ceiling: $25,000

Match: 50 percent

Deadline: December 31, 2018

Contact: Nate Moeller, 208-378-5211, nmoeller@usbr.gov

For further information or assistance in applying for funding opportunities, contact KLJ at 701-355-8400.