USDA, Interior invest $47m for drought mitigation

NRCS will support on-farm water delivery system improvements through EQIP in tandem with the 76-Interior-funded projects.

The U.S. Departments of Agriculture  and the U.S. Departments of Interior announced more than $47 million in investments to help water districts and producers on private working lands better conserve water resources. The funds include $15 million in USDA funds and $32.6 million from the Bureau of Reclamation for local projects to improve water and energy efficiency and provide a strengthened federal response to ongoing and potential drought across 13 states in the West.

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