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2017 Upper Yampa Water Conservancy District (UYWCD) Mini-Grant

Grants to Colorado Individuals and Organizations
to Install Water Measuring and Control Devices

Agency Type:

Local

Funding Source:

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Upper Yampa Water Conservancy District (UYWCD)

Deadline Date:

12/31/17

Description:

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Grants of up to $500 to Colorado individuals and organizations in Routt and Moffat Counties for the purchase and installation of water measuring or control devices in the Upper Yampa watershed. This program offers grants to entities with irrigation infrastructure affected by water diversion and regulations.

The State of Colorado Division of Natural Resources through the Division of Water Resources, Division 6 Office sent notices to many water users indicating that operable headgates and measuring devices will be required for diversions to be appropriately administered. As a local agency promoting the protection of water rights and beneficial use of water, the UYWCD is offering grants to those with irrigation infrastructure affected by the administration of water by the Division of Water Resources.

The installation must be approved by the Division of Water Resources, Division 6, Division Engineer as acceptable for administration.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 148295

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $500

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

An individual or entity may submit an application for the purchase/installation of a device within the Upper Yampa Water Conservancy District boundaries, which includes most of Routt County and a portion of Moffat County.

Pre-Application Information:

Each grant will cover only 50% of the total cost incurred per installation, up to $500.

Along with the application form, the applicant must supply proof of ownership of the water right being diverted, evidence that the water right is decreed to the proposed structure, structure location, and a signature from the Division of Water Resources, Division 6, Division Engineer approving the proposed device as acceptable for accurate water control and measurement.

Applications will be accepted from January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017.

Invoices and proof of payment showing the total amount for each installation must be received by the UYWCD prior to payment to the grantee.

More information about the Upper Yampa Water Conservancy District may be found here:
http://www.upperyampawater.com/about-us/

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Send the application email, fax, mail or in person to the District office:

Karina Craig, Office Manager
P: 970-871-1035
F: (888) 519-3464
kcraig@upperyampawater.com

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 775529
Steamboat Springs, CO 80477

Office Address:
3310 Clear Water Trail
Steamboat Springs, CO 80487

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Colorado: Upper Yampa Water Conservancy District (most of Routt County and a portion of Moffat County)