This data comes from the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food. The Great Salt Lake Collaborative requested records of the state's Agricultural Water Optimization Program — the grantees, amount of money awarded and projected water savings — since it launched in 2020 through August 2023. We received data from 2020 through spring 2023, accounting for $65 million worth of projects. The grants are capped at $500,000 per funding cycle. Companies have received more over the life of the grant program. Each project listed the percentage of water expected to be saved based on industry standard irrigation system efficiencies. 

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