WaterSMART: Water & Energy Efficiency Grants (15.507)

Through WaterSMART Water and Energy Efficiency Grants, Reclamation provides 50/50 cost share funding to irrigation and water districts, tribes, states and other entities with water or power delivery authority. Projects conserve and use water more efficiently; increase the production of hydropower; mitigate conflict risk in areas at a high risk of future water conflict; and accomplish other benefits that contribute to water supply reliability in the western United States. Projects are selected through a competitive process and the focus is on projects that can be completed within two or three years.

Makes funding available for eligible applicants to leverage their money and resources by cost sharing with Reclamation on water projects.

Provider: Department of the Interior - Bureau of Reclamation
Website: https://www.usbr.gov/watersmart/weeg/index.html
Eligibility: State, Local, Tribal, or Territorial Government
Timeframe: Intermediate
Funding Type: Annual
Financial Resource Type: Grant

Please directly consult the provider of a potential resource for current program information and to verify the applicability and requirements of a particular program.

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