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CDFA State Water Efficiency and Enhancement Program

$4 million available for eligible GLENN COUNTY farmers and ranchers; $1 million will be dedicated to eligible Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers (SDFRs).

>>> Application period NOW OPEN!

Start My SWEEP Grant Application! CLICK HERE to begin!

What is the State Water Efficiency and Enhancement Program?

The State Water Efficiency and Enhancement Program (SWEEP) provides financial assistance in the form of grants to implement irrigation systems that save water and reduce greenhouse gases on California agricultural operations. A few eligible practices include:

  • soil moisture monitoring
  • drip systems
  • switching to low-pressure irrigation systems
  • pump retrofits
  • variable frequency drives, and
  • installation of renewable energy to reduce on-farm water use and energy

Glenn County RCD recieved a SWEEP Block Grant Pilot Program which is part of the State Water Efficiency and Enhancement Program. More info...

Start My SWEEP Grant Application! CLICK HERE to begin!

Guidelines, Application Attachments + Resource Tools

Check List.pdfRequest for SWEEP Grant Applications-Glenn County RCD.pdfSWEEP Irrigation Water Savings Assessment Tool.xlsxGHG Calculator Tool.xlsx

 SWEEP Project Assessment Tool - Click Here to produce report

SWEEP Budget Worksheet.xlsxSWEEP Letter of Commitment-Glenn County.docxSWEEP Landowner Permission Letter-Glenn County.docx

Water Savings

Tools for Irrigation Scheduling
USDA-NRCS Irrigation Water Management (Ac.) (449) - Click Here

Irrigation System Changes
USDA-NRCS Irrigation System, Microirrigation (Ac.) (441) - Click Here
USDA-NRCS Sprinkler System (Ac.) (442) - Click Here
USDA-NRCS Irrigation System, Surface and Subsurface (Ac.) (443) - Click Here

Greenhouse Gas Emission Reductions

Improved Energy Efficiency of Pumps and the Addition of Variable Frequency Drives
USDA-NRCS  Combustion System Improvement (No.) (372) - Click Here
USDA-NRCS Pumping Plant (No.) (533) - Click Here

Low Pressure Systems
USDA-NRCS Irrigation System, Microirrigation (Ac.) (441) - Click Here
USDA-NRCS Sprinkler System (Ac.) (442) - Click Here

Technical Assistance Resources

FREE technical assistance is available for the development and submission of a SWEEP grant application, as well as help with coordinating implementation of an awarded project. Please contact us today!

Lizzeth Mendoza
Community Education Specialist
UCANR / UCCE-Glenn County
Cell: 530-517-8187
Office: 530-865-1105
Email: lthmendoza@ucanr.edu

Kellie Wilson-Burt
Program Specialist
Glenn County RCD
Cell:  530-701-6209
Office: 530-934-4601 x3176
Email: kellie@glenncountyrcd.org