A new Emergency Water Infrastructure Rebate is now available to primary producers in New South Wales. The rebate covers 25% of the cost of purchase, delivery and installation of water infrastructure that addresses animal needs and improves resilience to drought. 

Eligible activities include:

  • Pipes
  • Water storage devices such as tanks and troughs
  • Pumps
  • De-silting of existing dams
  • Bores and associated power supply.

Ineligible activities include:

  • Construction of dams
  • Water infrastructure for uses other than to supply water for livestock.

The rebate can be claimed for eligible water infrastructure expenses since 1 July 2018, up to a maximum rebate of $25,000 per farm enterprise. Apply at www.raa.nsw.gov.au/grants/emergency-water-infrastructure-rebate-scheme.