Drought - Assistance Programs

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Programs available to businesses and residents impacted by the drought emergency 

Programs currently available:


  • The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Services
    • The Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) provides financial and technical assistance to agricultural producers and non-industrial forest managers to address natural resource concerns and deliver environmental benefits such as improved water and air quality, conserved ground and surface water, increased soil health and reduced soil erosion and sedimentation, improved or created wildlife habitat, and mitigation against drought and increasing weather volatility.
    • USDA Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) 



  • State Water Resources Control Board Division of Financial Assistance Drought Funding
    • The State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) has funding available to assist water systems and individual households to address drought-related drinking water emergencies.
    • For more information on available programs, go to DWDroughtfund

This page will be updated as programs to assist residents and businesses impacted by the 2021 Drought become available. 

*Last updated July 16, 2021