CA Dept. of Water Resources Requesting Comments for Draft of Urban Community Drought Relief Funding.
Urban Community Drought Relief Funding
Funding for the Program was authorized by the Legislature amending the Budget Act of 2021 ; DWR was allocated $200 million for Urban Communities, $75 million for Conservation for Urban Suppliers, and $75 million for Turf Replacement. The same Budget Act also authorized $100 million for the Small Community Drought Relief Program.
DWR is combining a portion of the Urban Community, Conservation for Urban Suppliers, and Turf Replacement Funding into a $300 million program. This is a separate program from the 2021 Urban and Multibenefit Drought Relief Solicitation.
DWR released the draft Guidelines/Proposal Solicitation Package (GL/PSP) for a fifteen-day public comment period on August 16, 2022.Release of the Draft GL/PSP commences a 15-day public comment period, which will close at 5:00 pm on August 31, 2022.
August 31, 2022