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Cost Share Programs - Community Conservation Assistance Program (CCAP)



Above or below ground storage tanks for rainwater harvesting systems used to collect and store rainwater.  They are intended to reduce stormwter runoff, encourage runoff infiltration and conserve water.

Maintenance Period
  • 5 years single-family home, 10 years all other properties
BMP Units
  • Gallons
Required Effects
  • Number of gallons harvested/reutilized
    Use Rainwater Harvesting Model (run link below)
JAA/NRCS Standards
  • Less than 3,000 gallons: Cistern (SWCC)
  • Greater than 3,000 gallons: Requires a Professional Engineer stamped design
Cost Information
  • Most components are cost shared at 75% of average cost
  • Some components are cost shared at 75% of actual cost
CS2 Reference Materials
Additional Spot-check Requirements
  • None

CCAP Policy Summary

Common CS2 Components

Component Units
Cistern (installed) Gallon
Accessories package Each
Cistern gravel foundation CuYd
Shipping charge Each
Cistern (3,000+ gallons) - engineering Job


Design Standards

Planning and Design Tools


NCDA&CS Division of Soil & Water Conservation, Vernon Cox, Director
Mailing Address: 1614 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-1614
Physical Address: 216 West Jones Street, Raleigh North Carolina 27603
Phone: 919.707.3770

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