State Water Efficiency and Enhancement Program (SWEEP)

The State Water Efficiency and Enhancement Program (SWEEP) provides financial assistance in the form of grants to implement irrigation systems that reduce greenhouse gases and save water on California agricultural operations. Eligible system components include (among others) soil moisture monitoring, drip systems, switching to low pressure irrigation systems, pump retrofits, variable frequency drives and installation of renewable energy to reduce on-farm water use and energy. (Prop 68)

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California Department of Food and Agriculture
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Water Savings: - Weather, Soil, and/or Plant Based Sensors for irrigation - Micro-Irrigation or Drip Systems Energy Savings: - Fuel Conversion (Such as Solar) - Improved Energy Efficiency of Pumps - Low Pressure Systems - Variable Frequency Drives - Reduced Pumping And Other Water and Energy Practices
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