Roosevelt Fire Resources

Wyoming Water Development Commission/Groundwater Exploration Grants

The program provides funding to conduct exploration and feasibility studies to develop groundwater supplies.

Contact: Barry Lawrence

Phone: 307-777-7626


Open/closure date

Grant applications are accepted year round with no specific application deadline.

Cost share?

The WWDC funds 75% of eligible costs up a maximum of $400,000. The sponsor is responsible for the remaining 25% of costs.

Who is eligible? Incorporated cities and towns, water and sewer districts, and improvement and service districts.

Funding is provided to conduct exploration and feasibility studies to use groundwater for municipal and rural domestic uses. The studies involve the drilling and casing of exploration wells that can later be converted to water supply wells for public water supply systems, operated by one of the eligible sponsors listed above.