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Cost Share Programs - Agricultural Water Resources Assistance Program (AgWRAP)


Agricultural Water Storage and/or Collection System

Construct an agricultural water management and/or collection system for water reuse or irrigation for agricultural operations. These systems may include any of the following: water storage tanks, pumps, water control structures, and/or water conveyances. Benefits may include reduced demand on the existing water supply by collection and reuse and decrease withdrawal from water supplies.

Maintenance Period
  • 10 years
BMP Units
  • Each
Required Effects
  • Gallons of Water Increased (or available)
  • Acres irrigated (if available)
  • Professional Engineer
Supporting NRCS Standards
Cost Information
  • Actual cost - paid based on receipts
  • Maxmimum cost share amount $15,000 (75%) OR $18,000 (90%)
CS2 Reference Materials
Additional Spot-check Requirements
  • The district shall inspect the site one year after installation, then follow typical spot check requirements.

AgWRAP Policy Summary

Common CS2 Components

Component Units
Tank-temp storage, 1000 gal Each
Tank-temp storage, 1500 gal Each
PUMP-housing, fiberglass/site built Each
PUMP-water supply Each
PUMP-solar powered water Each
AgWRAP pump - water supply Ton
CONCRETE-non-reinforced <= 5 CuYd CuYd
STONE-Riprap Each
FILTER CLOTH-geotextile fabric SqYd
FENCE-perm, non-electric, incl. Gates LinFt
PIPE FITTING-Corrugated Polyethylene 15' Each
PIPE-Corrugated Polyethylene non-perforated 15' LinFt
EXCAVATION- Spring development (Backhoe) Hr
EXCAVATION- Spring development (Trackhoe) Hr
EARTH FILL-adjacent, sheepsfoot rolled CuYd
EARTH FILL-hauled CuYd
EARTH FILL-hauled, sheepsfoot rolled CuYd
GRADING-heavy, 6"-9" avg Acre
VEGETATION-bag lime, seed and fertlizer Acre
VEGETATION-mulch, small grain straw Acre


Design Standards

Planning and Design Tools


NCDA&CS Division of Soil & Water Conservation, Vernon Cox, Director
Mailing Address: 1614 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-1614
Physical Address: 216 West Jones Street, Raleigh North Carolina 27603
Phone: 919.707.3770

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