WaterSMART Grant: Small-Scale Water Efficiency Projects

Funding is provided through the Bureau of Reclamation’s WaterSMART program for Small-Scale Water Efficiency Projects. This Small-Scale Water Efficiency Projects funding opportunity supports specific small-scale water efficiency projects that have been prioritized through planning efforts led by the applicant. These projects conserve and use water more efficiently, mitigate conflict risk in areas at a high risk of future water conflict, and accomplish other benefits that contribute to water supply reliability in the western United States.

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WaterSMART Grant: Water and Energy Efficiency Grants for Fiscal Year 2018

Funding is provided through the Bureau of Reclamation’s WaterSMART program for Water and Energy Efficiency Grants. This Water and Energy Efficiency Grant provides funding for projects that result in quantifiable water savings and support broader water reliability benefits. These projects conserve and use water efficiently, increase the production of hydropower, mitigate conflict risk in areas at a high risk of future water conflict, enable farmers to make additional on-farm improvements in the future, and accomplish other benefits that ...

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CDFA Accepting Applications for 2017 State Water Efficiency and Enhancement Program

The California Department of Food and Agriculture is accepting grant applications for the 2017 State Water Efficiency and Enhancement Program (SWEEP). The program’s objective is to provide financial incentives to California agricultural operations to invest in irrigation systems that reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and save water.

Up to $4.5 million is available statewide with a maximum grant award of $100,000 per agricultural operation. There is no match requirement, but additional consideration will be given to applicants ...

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DWR Announce Solicitation for 2016 Water-Energy Grant Program

The Department of Water Resources (DWR) is accepting applications for the 2016 Water-Energy Grant Program. On September 22, 2015, Governor Edmund G. Grown approved funding for the Water-Energy grant program through Senate Bill 101, which appropriated $19 million from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund to DWR to continue this grant program.

The goal of the 2016 Water-Energy Grant solicitation is to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and also reduce water and energy use by funding commercial and institutional water-energy efficiency programs ...

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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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DWR Releases Final 2015 Agricultural Water Use Efficiency Grant PSP & Guidelines

DWR has released the final versions of the 2015 Agricultural Water Use Efficiency Grant Program Guidelines and Proposal Solicitation Package. These newly released documents as well as other information about the Agricultural Water Use Efficiency Grant Program can be found at: http://www.water.ca.gov/wuegrants/SolicitationsProp1AG.cfm.

In November 2014, California voters passed Proposition 1, the Water Quality, Supply, and Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2014. Chapter 7 of Proposition 1 provides funding to improve regional water self-reliance security and adapt to climate change effects on ...

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Governor Brown Directs First Ever Statewide Mandatory Water Reductions

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(916) 445-4571

Governor Brown Directs First Ever Statewide Mandatory Water Reductions

SACRAMENTO – Following the lowest snowpack ever recorded and with no end to the drought in sight, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced actions that will save water, increase enforcement to prevent wasteful water use, streamline the state’s drought response and invest in new technologies that will make California more drought resilient.

“Today we are standing on dry grass where there should be five feet of ...

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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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WaterSMART Grants Available to Conserve Water / Improve Energy Efficiency

U.S. Department of Reclamation has invited States, Tribes, irrigation districts, water districts and other organizations with water or power delivery to apply for a funding opportunity to cost-share on projects that conserve and use water more efficiently, increase the use of renewable energy and improve energy efficiency. The projects should support water sustainability in the west.

Applications are due Friday, January 23, 2015 by 4:00 PM Mountain Standard Time (MST). The funding opportunity announcement is available at www.grants.gov using funding opportunity ...

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