Previous Grant Selections

2019

Reclamation provides $2.8 million for watershed group development and restoration planning (March 16, 2020) - The Bureau of Reclamation has selected 29 projects to receive $2.8 million to complete watershed group development, watershed restoration planning and watershed management project design. The funding is shared with groups across 12 states, including groups in Alaska and Hawaii, who are receiving funding for the first time through this program. Read More →

2018

Bureau of Reclamation provides 27 projects $2.6 million in WaterSMART Cooperative Watershed Management Program Grants (July 10, 2018) - Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Brenda Burman announced that 27 entities were selected to receive a total of $2.6 million to establish or further develop watershed groups in order to address water quantity or quality through Cooperative Watershed Management Program Grants. Of the 27 entities selected, 19 are existing watershed groups, including one from the Virgin Islands, and 8 are establishing a new watershed group. Read More →

2017

Bureau of Reclamation Awards $664,754 for WaterSMART Watershed Management Projects in Five States (June 21, 2017) - Bureau of Reclamation Acting Commissioner Alan Mikkelsen announced that Reclamation has awarded $664,754 to seven entities to implement watershed management projects. The funding will be used for projects that enhance water conservation, improve water quality and ecological resilience, reduce water conflicts, and advance goals related to water quality and quantity. Read More →

2016

Eleven Organizations to Establish or Further Develop Cooperative Watershed Management Groups in the West (June 27, 2016) - Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Estevan L√≥pez announced $876,565 in funding through the WaterSMART Program for eleven projects that will establish or further develop watershed management groups. Those groups are located in Arizona, California, Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Oregon. Read More →

2014

Six Organizations to Establish or Expand Watershed Activities Using Key Funding Assistance from Reclamation (August 21, 2014) - Bureau of Reclamation Acting Commissioner Lowell Pimley announced that $496,337 in WaterSMART Cooperative Watershed Management Program funding will be made available for six groups to establish or expand a watershed group. Those groups are located in California, Colorado, Montana and New Mexico. Read More →

2013

Reclamation Selects Five Entities to Receive $485,423 to Establish or Expand Existing Watershed Groups (August 21, 2013) - Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Michael L. Connor announced today that five entities in Colorado, Idaho and Oregon will receive a total of $485,423 to establish or expand watershed groups. The selected entities will use the funding to address water quality, ecosystem and endangered species issues. Read More →

2012

Reclamation Selects Eight Entities to Receive $333,500 (September 5, 2012) - Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Michael L. Connor announced today the selection of eight entities to receive $333,500 in grants under the WaterSMART Cooperative Watershed Management Program. These grants will aid in the establishment and expansion of local watershed management groups. Read More →

Last Updated: 3/16/20