Applications are currently being accepted.
We are accepting applications between:
Start date: Nov 17, 2021
End date: Jun 30, 2023
Funding is available for the following entities:
Public entities and their partners in eligible counties.
- Grays Harbor
- Pend Oreille
- Walla Walla
Grant awards will fund the development of water banks in eligible counties. Funds will be used to purchase water rights ready for purchase as part of a water banking project proposal.
One-third of all water rights acquired under this pilot grant program must be set aside strictly for permanent instream use to support streamflows and aquatic resources. We’ve published guidance that outlines our process for awarding these grants.