As part of the H2OK: Keeping our waterways healthy education program, grants of up to $3,000 for urban homeowners and $7,500 for rural residential owners (up to 40 hectares) in the ACT and surrounding region are available.
Examples of projects you could undertake include building a rain garden, disconnecting downpipes, installing rainwater tanks or barrels, nature strip treatments or, for rural properties, erosion control.
Eligible urban and rural residential properties need to be in the ACT or the Upper Murrumbidgee River catchment area of Queanbeyan–Palerang Regional Council, Yass Valley Council or Snowy Monaro Regional Council.
Applications close at 4 pm on Monday 29 May 2017.
For more information on how to apply including eligibility criteria visit www.act.gov.au/h2ok or call 6207 5584 (business hours only).