Water Capital Grants in CS 2018

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Water capital items are available in combination with multi-year options or as a two year capital agreement through a Mid-Tier Countryside Stewardship application.

The maximum agreement value where only water quality capital items are included in a stand-alone two year capital agreement is £10,000.

The water capital items are only available in CS High Water Quality Priority Areas and require the support and approval of the local Catchment Sensitive Farming Officer (CSFO).

Applicants who feel they would benefit from using Countryside Stewardship water quality options should contact their local CSFO. They must contact their local CSFO by 31 May 2018 to guarantee help or a visit.  Contact details are located at: www.gov.uk/ government/publications/catchment-sensitive-farming-officer-contacts.

 Mid- Tier Multi-year Options and Capital items requiring CSFO approval

Code

Option

SW7

Arable reversion to grassland with low fertiliser input

SW8

Management of intensive grassland adjacent to a watercourse

RP13

Yard - underground drainage pipework

RP14

Yard Inspection pit

RP15

Concrete yard renewal

RP17

Water storage tanks underground

RP18

Above ground water storage tanks

RP19

First flush rainwater diverters or downpipe filters

RP20

Relocation of sheep dips & pens

RP21

Relocation of sheep pens only

RP22

Sheep dip drainage aprons & sumps

RP23

Installation of livestock drinking troughs (in draining pens for freshly dipped sheep)

RP4

Livestock and machinery tracks

RP24

Lined bio bed + loading & wash down area

RP25

Lined bio bed with existing wash down area

RP27

Sprayer or applicator load & wash down area

RP28

Roofing for sprayer wash down areas, manure storage, livestock gathering areas, slurry and silage stores

RP29

RP29 Self-supporting covers for slurry stores

The deadlines for requesting an application pack is 31 May 2018. The deadline for applications is 31 July 2018.

Further information on other capital items available in the Scheme can be found using the Countryside Stewardship online grants finder tool at: www.gov.uk/countrysidestewardship-grants.


Last edited on: 01:02:2018

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