Agricultural Water Conservation Loan Program

Incentive Type: Loan Program
Infrastructure, Agricultural, Technology
Eligible Sector:
Financial Incentive
Time Period:
FY 2015
Governing Body: Texas Water development board
What’s it worth?: Not mentioned

The purpose of this program is to provide loans for agricultural water conservation efforts in subdivisions, state agencies, or individuals. Funds may be used for conservation programs or pre-approved projects. Conservation programs and projects include:

  • Water conservation technical assistance programs
  • Research of water conservations
  • Demonstrations of water conservation
  • Technology transfer relating to agricultural water
  • Educational programs relating to agricultural
  • Precipitation enhancement program
  • Water conservation programs administered by state agencies and political subdivisions
  • Improvement of water delivery
  • Irrigation land preparation
  • Dry land preparation for natural precipitation use
  • Installation of devices designed to indicated water consumption for irrigation
  • Preparation and maintenance of land for brush control

Eligible participants include political subdivisions including:

  • Cities
  • Counties
  • Soil and water conservation districts
  • Underground water conservation districts
  • Irrigation districts

To apply eligible participants must submit an application following the guidelines outlined by the Financial Assistance program. Applications may be submitted at any time. Loans may have a length of up to 10 years with an interest rate equal to the asking yield for a U.S. Treasury Note. More information can be retrieved by contacting the Conservation Staff.