Previous Grant Selections

You may review the previously selected projects below.

2021

Reclamation provides $5.5 million to 82 WaterSMART Small-Scale Water Efficiency Projects - (August 31, 2021) - The Bureau of Reclamation selected 82 projects to share $5.5 million in WaterSMART Small Scale Water Efficiency Grants. These grants will help local communities make water efficiency improvements such as installing flow measurement, automating a water delivery system, or lining a canal section to reduce seepage. Read More →

2020

Reclamation provides $3.3 million to 52 WaterSMART Small-Scale Water Efficiency Projects - (June 22, 2020) - The Bureau of Reclamation has selected 52 projects in 13 states in the West to share $3.3 million in WaterSMART grants for small-scale water efficiency improvements. These projects deliver on the Department of the Interior and Reclamation's commitment to support local entities as they plan for and implement actions to increase water supply through investments to modernize existing infrastructure. The selected projects include installation of flow measurement or automation in a specific part of a water delivery system, lining of a section of a canal to address seepage or other similar small-scale projects. Read More →

2019

Reclamation selects 63 projects to receive $4.1 million to improve water efficiency and reliability - (Sept. 6, 2019) - The Bureau of Reclamation has selected 63 projects to receive a total of $4.1 million for small-scale water efficiency grants. The grants will help the water entities use water more efficiently and improve water supply reliability in the western United States. Read More →

2018

Bureau of Reclamation selects 58 projects to receive $3.7 million for WaterSMART small-scale water efficiency projects in 16 western states. - (Nov. 8, 2018) - Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Brenda Burman announced today that Reclamation has selected 58 projects to receive $3.7 million for small-scale water efficiency projects in 16 western states. The funding from Reclamation is being leveraged to support more than $8.2 million in improvements throughout the West. The projects funded with these grants include installation of flow measurement devices and automation technology, canal lining or piping to address seepage, municipal meter upgrades, and other projects to conserve water. Read More →

2017

Reclamation Announces Grants for WaterSMART Small-Scale Water Efficiency Projects in 15 States (July 21, 2017) - The Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Reclamation announced today that it has selected 57 Small-Scale Water Efficiency Projects in 15 states to receive a total of $3.6 million as part of the WaterSMART grants program. The WaterSMART grants are leveraged with local and state funding to support $7.47 million in efficiency improvements. Read More →

Reclamation Awards $568,662 for WaterSMART Small-Scale Water Efficiency Projects (April 18, 2017) - The Bureau of Reclamation announced that 11 projects were selected to receive $568,662 for Small-Scale Water Efficiency Projects, part of the WaterSMART grant program. The projects selected seek to conserve, better manage or make more efficient use of water supplies and are leveraging with local and state funding to support $1.15 million in efficiency improvements. Read More →

Last Updated: 8/31/21