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Water Efficiency Grants

What is the Water Efficiency Grant Program?
The Water Efficiency Grant Program provides financial assistance to communities, water providers and eligible agencies for water conservation-related activities and projects. Eligible entities as well as state and local governments and agencies can receive funding to develop water conservation and drought plans, implement water conservation goals outlined in a water conservation plan and educate the public about water conservation.

What type of Water Efficiency Grants are available?
Click on the Program below for more information about how to apply:
  1. Water Conservation Planning Grants: For water providers seeking to develop or update their water conservation plans.
  2. Water Conservation Implementation Grants: For water providers implementing water conservation plan goals and programs identified in locally adopted and CWCB-approved water conservation plans.
  3. Drought Mitigation Planning Grants: For water providers or state and local governmental entities developing drought mitigation and response plans.
  4. Water Resource Conservation Public Education and Outreach Grants: For agencies seeking to promote the benefits of water resource conservation through public education and outreach.

Example Projects

Project Description   Supporting Documents
City of Westminster Water Conservation Plan The City of Westminster was awarded a grant in 2010 to develop a water conservation plan.
City of Ouray Water Conservation Plan In 2013, the City of Ouray used grant funds to develop a water conservation plan.
Security Water District – Water Loss Control Audit Security Water District is conducting a water loss control audit within their system to improve their water loss management and control procedures.
Center for Resource Conservation – Water Conservation Impact
Analysis
 
Using grant funds, CRC measured the water savings and other impacts of their conservation programs which operate in 25 water service areas in Colorado. 



Annual Grant Report