Prop 13 Groundwater Storage Construction Grant Program
Proposition 13, the Safe Drinking Water, Clean Water, Watershed Protection and Flood Protection Act was passed by California voters on March 7, 2000 and included funding for groundwater storage and recharge projects. Administered by the California Department of Water Resources (DWR), on June 5, 2003 Kings River Conservation District submitted a grant application to compete for funding in the Prop 13 Groundwater Storage Program. DWR awarded KRCD with $2,737,753.00 in grant funding with a local cost share of $236,989.00; the project’s total cost was $2,974,651.00. The grant agreement between KRCD and DWR was executed on June 13, 2006 and all Projects were completed on February 28, 2008.