Check if you can apply for a Water Management Grant

Use this service to:

  • check if you can apply for a grant for your project (takes about 5 minutes)
  • check how well your project fits the funding priorities (takes about 15 minutes if you have all the project details)

Who can apply

You can apply if you:

  • grow crops for the food industry, are a nursery growing ornamentals or are a forestry nursery
  • will do the grant-funded work in England
  • estimate the project costs will be over £87,500

If your project is eligible, you can submit your answers to the Rural Payments Agency (RPA) to request the full application form.

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Before you start

You need:

  • information about your business (for example, number of employees and turnover)
  • information about the project (for example, irrigated land in hectares)
  • an estimated total cost of the items you need

If you do not enter any information for more than 20 minutes, your application will time out and you will have to start again.

Problems using the online service

If you have any problems using the online service, contact the RPA.


Telephone: 0300 0200 301

Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm (except public holidays)

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