$86 Million Available in First Prop 1 Grants

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DWR to hold Three Public Meetings on Draft Grant Proposal Solicitation Package The Department of Water Resources (DWR) has announced the release of its 2017 Draft Proposal Solicitation Package for Groundwater Sustainability Plans and Projects. The grant program is funded by Prop 1, the $7.5 billion water bond overwhelmingly approved by California voters in 2014.  Proposition 1 authorized the Legislature …


State Releases Plan to Make Water Conservation a Way of Life

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As Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. ended the drought state of emergency in most of California today, state agencies released a long-term plan to better prepare the state for future droughts and make conservation a California way of life. Building on the successes and lessons learned from California’s five-year drought, the plan establishes a framework for long-term efficient water use …

State Water Project Allocation Increased to 45 Percent

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Storms Dent, Don’t End Drought With reservoirs rising from December storms, the Department of Water Resources (DWR) today boosted its early-season estimate of next year’s State Water Project (SWP) supply from 20 to 45 percent of most requests. “This winter’s wet start gives us hope we’ll be able to keep increasing the State Water Project allocation,” said DWR Director Mark …