Prop 1 Groundwater Grant Program Round 2

The Proposition 1 Groundwater Grant Program provides grants and loans for projects that prevent or cleanup the contamination of groundwater that serves or has served as a source of drinking water. The State Water Resources Control Board is charged with administering $800 million of those funds ($744 million is available after accounting for administrative and bond costs).  The State Water Board Division of Financial Assistance is conducting workshops for Proposition 1 Groundwater Grant Program Round 2. Links to ...

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USBR WaterSMART Funding Opportunities

The Bureau of Reclamation has released several WaterSMART funding opportunities this fall. Below is a list of the available funding programs and their respective funding opportunity number.

WaterSMART Grants

Small-Scale Water Efficiency Projects
The new small-scale water efficiency projects funding opportunity is for small improvements that have been identified through previous planning efforts. Projects eligible for funding include installation of flow measurement or automation in a specific part of a water delivery system, lining ...

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California Financing Coordinating Committee Funding Fairs

Mark your calendars; the California Financing Coordinating Committee (CFCC) will be hosting six free funding fairs throughout the state between April and September of this year. The CFCC is made of five state and two federal member agencies with the purpose of providing opportunities for the public and potential customers to obtain information about currently available infrastructure grant, loan and bond financing programs and options.

CFCC agencies fund primarily the following types of infrastructure projects: drinking water, wastewater, water quality, water ...

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Draft Guidelines and PSP Released for 2015 IRWM Implementation Grant Solicitation

The Department of Water Resources has announced the release of the draft Guidelines and Proposal Solicitation Package (PSP) for the 2015 Integrated Regional Water Management (IRWM) Implementation Grant Solicitation funded by Proposition 84 (The Safe Drinking Water, Water Quality and Supply, Flood Control, River and Coastal Protection Bond Act of 2006).

This release of the draft Guidelines and the PSP opens the public comment period. The public comment period will close on April 24, 2015 at 5:00 PM. After 30 days of ...

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SWRCB Prop 1 Water Recycling Funding Program Public Workshop

The State Water Board, Division of Financial Assistance, invites you to the Proposition 1 Water Recycling Funding Program (WRFP) Public Workshop to be held at three California locations in April 2015. Proposition 1 allocates $725 million in funding for recycled water and desalination projects. The workshop will present the draft amended WRFP guidelines and the proposed plan to implement Proposition 1 Water Recycling funding. Stakeholders will have the opportunity to provide State Water Board staff with feedback and input on ...

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SWRCB Prop 1 Water Bond Public Workshops

The State Water Resources Control Board’s (State Water Board) Division of Financial Assistance (Division) will hold three public workshops to provide information regarding the Water Quality, Supply, and Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2014 (Proposition 1). The primary purpose of these workshops will be to give stakeholders an opportunity to provide State Water Board staff with feedback on the draft guidelines for Small Community Wastewater funding available from Proposition 1.

In addition, stakeholders will have the opportunity to provide State Water Board ...

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New Report Presents Vision for Disadvantaged Communities

A new report released this week presents recommendations formed during a three-day workshop convened in December 2014 that included representatives of the DWR, the State Water Resources Control Board and from seven regional IRWM disadvantaged community grant projects funded by Propositions 50 and 84. Following more than three years of grant project work at the local and regional levels, attendees shared lessons learned and distilled recommendations from the workshop covering the following topics: Disadvantaged Community Identification, Coordination, Agency Alignment, Capacity ...

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