Conservation Matters May 2015

The Texas Land, Water and Wildlife Connection

TWDB issues request for agricultural water conservation grants applications

The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) has issued a request for grant applications from eligible entities to fund agricultural water conservation projects.

Available funding includes $329,600 for cost sharing of metering equipment for groundwater conservation districts that have rules requiring metering of groundwater withdrawals and $50,000 for other entities to pursue similar water use monitoring projects.

Applications are due by noon on June 3. The anticipated award date is August 2015. Current requests for applications and application instructions can be viewed online.

For more information, contact the Agricultural Water Conservation Team at 512.936.6090 or

Read the TWDB news release.

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