In 2019 the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation is anticipated to grant $40-50 million for lining and piping irrigation ditches as part of its salinity control program. The money will be available in Colorado, Wyoming, Utah and New Mexico. The Delta Conservation District is offering grants to area ditch companies that wish to apply for the Bureau of Reclamation salinity funds. The District's grants will be used to help pay the costs of preparing an application for the salinity funds.
Requirements for receiving the application assistance grants include: 1) The ditch company plans to apply for Reclamation salinity funds in 2019; 2) The ditch company's application for Reclamation salinity funds is prepared with the assistance of an engineer licensed in the State of Colorado; 3) Application is received by July 15.
For more information or to request an application, please contact Suzie Bilberry, Delta Conservation district manager at 970-399-8194 or email@example.com.