Environmental management – collection

Countryside Stewardship water capital grants: catchment sensitive farming

European agricultural fund for rural development

Find out how to get paid for a water grant to reduce diffuse water pollution.

Countryside Stewardship is funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development: Europe investing in rural areas.

Deadline for claims

You can apply for an extension to the current water capital grant claim deadline of 29 January 2016 if you’ve been significantly affected by recent flooding/extreme weather conditions. Where appropriate, Natural England can extend the claim deadline to 31 March 2016. All requests will be considered on a case by case basis.

To apply for an extension you should contact the Technical Services section:

Help with applications and agreements

  1. Guide to Countryside Stewardship: water capital grants 2015

    • Guidance
  2. Catchment Sensitive Farming officer contacts

    • Guidance
  3. Catchment Sensitive Farming: reduce agricultural water pollution

    • Detailed guide