San Diego County Water Authority and Mission Resource Conservation District Offer Resources
In light of the extended severe drought conditions, the San Diego County Water Authority and Mission Resource Conservation District are providing a number of resources to assist producers in San Diego County.
As part of the Agricultural Irrigation Efficiency Program, the Waterscape Rebate Program provides agricultural producers with one or more acres of planted, irrigated agricultural land with up to $550 per acre or $5,000 per property to help growers recover the costs of upgrading their irrigation systems.
MRC district is providing free irrigation system evaluations as part of this program to help producers optimize their systems. Participants receive a detailed report concerning their irrigation system’s current efficiency levels and recommended improvements.
The Soil Moisture Sensor System Cost-Share Program provides incentives to growers with at least one acre of irrigation crops or trees. Eligible growers are provided with reimbursement for the purchase of a soil moisture system up to $5,000 per property.