Soil & Water Resource Management Grant

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The Soil and Water Resource Management (SWRM) Grant Program provides approximately $50,000 annually for the installation of conservation practices throughout Kenosha County.

In most cases, this program funds 70% of the cost of your construction project. Our office accepts applications year round for a variety of conservation practices. Please see ATCP 50.61 General standards for cost-shared practices under Chapter 92 Wisconsin Statutes.

SWRM Cost Shared Practices

The following conservation practices may be cost-shared by the Kenosha County Land and Water Conservation Department (LWCD) depending upon availability of state funding and/or LWCD practice priority:

  • Access Road or Cattle Crossing
  • Cattle Mound
  • Critical Area Stabilization
  • Diversion
  • Barnyard Runoff Control System
  • Filter Strip
  • Grade Stabilization Structure
  • Heavy Use Area Protection
  • Livestock Fencing
  • Livestock Watering Facility
  • Manure Storage Abandonment
  • Manure Storage System
  • Milking Center Waste Control System
  • Relocating or Abandoning Animal Feeding Operations
  • Roofs
  • Roof Runoff System
  • Riparian Buffer
  • Streambank and Shoreline Protection
  • Subsurface Drain
  • Terrace
  • Underground Outlet
  • Waste Transfer System
  • Water and Sediment Control Basin
  • Waterway System
  • Well Abandonment
  • Wetland Restoration

For more information regarding cost-share rates, availability and eligibility, contact Mark Jenks, County Conservationist at 262-857-1900.