Two federal agencies aim to improve California Agricultural Water Efficiency with $2.5 Million

Portions of six California water/irrigation districts are slated to share in $2.5 million to improve the efficiency of agricultural water use. The United States Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service NRCS) in California, in partnership with the Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Reclamation is providing the funds through …

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Agencies announce grant recipients for water saving projects

A total of $570,000 has been awarded to a dozen recipients—ranging from private businesses, public agencies and universities— for water saving projects by the Innovative Conservation Program (ICP) and six agencies. The agencies and grant funding source are a partnership between the Bureau of Reclamation, the Metropolitan Water District of …

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Popular turf removal rebate program returning

By JIM STEINBERG Are you tired of the way your lawn looks? The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California’s popular turf removal rebates are returning. Starting in July, business and residential customers will again have incentives to dig out that water-wasting grass, give properties a new look, and receive $1 …

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