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Small Water Projects
Small Water Project Program 101 Slide Show


Solar platform installed and operational on
Thunder Basin National Grasslands

Casey Jones well with solar platform
and water tanks
The purpose of the Wyoming Water Development Commission (WWDC) Small Water Project Program (SWPP) is to participate with land management agencies and sponsoring entities in providing incentives for improving watershed condition and function. Projects eligible for SWPP grant funding assistance include the construction or rehabilitation of small reservoirs, wells, pipelines and conveyance facilities, springs, solar platforms, irrigation works, windmills and wetland developments.

For a list of watershed studies, click here

Activities should improve watershed condition and function and provide benefit for wildlife, livestock and the environment. Projects may provide improved water quality, riparian habitat, habitat for fish and wildlife and address environmental concerns by providing water supplies to support plant and animal species or serve to improve natural resource conditions.

Small Water Project Story Map


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Program Operating Criteria113 kb
Small Water Project Application172 kb368 kb
Hydrologic Evaluation91 kb 364 kb
Well Evaluation91 kb 364 kb
Project Sponsor Checklist104 kb 365 kb
Sage Grouse Analysis Sheet84 kb 365 kb

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