Department of Natural Resources and Conservation

Renewable Resource Loans to Private Entities

Loans for private water development projects are available from the department. The most common type of projects funded through private loans are irrigation system improvements – conversion from flood to sprinkler irrigation.

Maximum Award Amount

Loans to individual private entities may not exceed the lesser of $400,000 or 80 percent of the fair market value of the security given for the project.

Cost Matching


Eligible Applicants

Any individual, association, partnership, or corporation (both for-profit and nonprofit).

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