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Water project grants offered

The Colorado River Water Conservation District has opened its 2005 Grant Program to applications for grant funding of worthy water projects.Every year, the Colorado River District assists both public and private projects of all sizes that fulfill the district’s mission of “conservation, use and development of the water resources of the Colorado River and its principal tributaries.”A total of $150,000 in grant funds will be available, with individual grants capped at $15,000 each.Grants will be targeted at development of a new water supply, improvement of an existing water supply system, measures which improve instream water quality, measures which promote water use efficiency, measures which result in sediment reduction, implementation of watershed management actions and tamarisk control measures.The deadline is Jan. 1. Application forms and additional information is available online at http://www.crwcd.gov/grantprogram.html or call (970) 945-8522 to have materials sent to you. For information, call David Merritt at (970) 945-8522 ext. 232 or e-mail dmerritt@crwcd.org .

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