WaterSMART: Water and Energy Efficiency Grants

Bureau of Reclamation

Eligible Entities
Type of Fund
Typical Support
$300,000 and up to $2,000,000; No greater than 50% grant with eligible cost share
Application Deadline
January 16, 2024

Water and Energy Efficiency Grants provide funding for projects that result in quantifiable water savings and support broader water reliability benefits. WaterSMART provides up to 50% grant funding for eligible projects. Program focuses on quantifiable, recorded data to show water savings, reliability, etc. WaterSMART focuses on agricultural use but also funds municipal metering and water loss prevention projects. This funding goes well with canal piping/lining projects coupled with NRCS On-Farm improvements.

Last Updated: June 17, 2020

Program Categories

Control Structures | Conveyance (canals) | Conveyance (pipelines) | Distribution | Drinking Water | Metering | Secondary/Irrigation | Water Resources