Department of Water Resources
3310 El Camino Ave.
Sacramento, CA 95821
P.O. Box 219000
Sacramento, CA 95821-9000
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|Program Name||Grantee Eligibility||Program Description & Eligible Projects||Funding Source ¹|
|Delta Levees Program||Local Public Agencies||This program provides financial assistance to local agencies in the Delta and portions for the Suisun Marsh as outlined in Water Code §12200 et seq. for levee maintenance and improvements costs, and to provide mitigation and environmental enhancement associated with Delta and Suisun Marsh levee maintenance and improvements.
There are several components of the Delta Levees Program. These components offer a variety of tools to implement projects efficiently to achieve core program goals. The two largest components are the Special Flood Control Projects and Delta Levee Subventions. Through these components, the majority of the Delta Levees Program is utilized to plan and build levee maintenance, levee improvement, and habitat-related projects.
|Proposition 84 authorizes $265 million to the Delta Levees Program, beginning fiscal year 2007-08.
Through fiscal year 2012-13 Proposition 1E authorized over $320 million to Delta Levees.
|Flood Control Subventions Program||Local Public Agencies||This program is for local agencies with authorized projects as outlined in the California Water Code (Division 6, Chapters 1 through 4, Part 6) that are not part of the State Plan of Flood Control.
The Flood Control Subventions Program provides financial assistance to local agencies cooperating in the construction of federally-authorized flood control projects (minor or major), and Watershed Protection Flood Prevention Projects.
|Propositions 1E and 84 have provided $656 million in total Program funding (since Fiscal year 2007-2008).
As of January 2013, just over $400 million remains in proposition funding, some of which has been committed to existing authorized projects.
|Flood Corridor Program||Local Public Agencies
State and Federal Agencies
|The Flood Protection Corridor Program and Floodway Corridor Program, collectively called the Flood Corridor Program, was authorized and funded under Propositions 13, 84, and 1E. Three competitive grant solicitation cycles were conducted and direct expenditures will be considered for flood risk reduction projects in the State's interest that meet the Flood Corridor Program criteria. Flood Protection Corridor Program||There is approximately $10 million remaining in Proposition 84 funds that will be committed as directed funding by June 30, 2013.|
|Flood Emergency Response Projects Grant||Local Public Agencies||The objective of the Flood Emergency Response Projects-Statewide Grant is to improve local flood emergency response in California and increase public safety. Public agencies with primary responsibility for flood emergency response and coordination are eligible to apply for these competitive grants. For more details, visit the program's webpage.||
$5 million from Proposition 84 and $5 million from Proposition 1E has been providedfor grants in fiscal year 2012-13 to local agencies to improve local flood emergency preparedness.
$20 million dollars remain in Proposition 1E funds for grants tentatively scheduled for fiscal year 2012-13 or 2013-14.
|Local Levee Assistance Program||Local Public Agencies||The Local Levee Assistance Program (LLAP) is for projects to immediately repair and improve critically-damaged local levees, evaluate levee stability and levee seepage and underseepage, and to perform design or alternatives analysis. Local levees are levees throughout the State that are not part of the State Plan of Flood Control for the Central Valley and are not located within the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.
LLAP has two components. The Local Levee Critical Repair (LLCR) Program provides for design and repairs of critically-damaged levees. The Local Levee Evaluation (LOLE) Program provides funds for feasibility studies and geotechnical evaluation of levees. Both programs require a 50% base cost share. Applicants can increase cost share up to a maximum of 90% by contributing to one or more objectives outlined in the program Guidelines.
$49.8 million in Proposition 84 funds was awarded to 38 projects in 2012.
$13.8 million in Proposition 84 funds is currently available for projects.
|Urban Streams Restoration Program||Local Public Agencies
|This program provides grants and technical assistance to local communities for projects to reduce flooding and erosion and associated property damages; restore, enhance, or protect the natural ecological values of streams; and promote community involvement, education, and stewardship.
Please check the Urban Streams Restoration Program website periodically for updates.
$9 million in Proposition 84 and Proposition 13 funds remain to implement this program. The next USRP application solicitation is tentatively scheduled for release during the Winter of the 12/13 Fiscal Year.
|Yuba Feather Flood Protection Program (YFFPP)||Local Public Agencies||
This program provides financial assistance to local agencies for flood risk reduction projects. Eligible projects include feasibility studies and design or construction within the Yuba-Feather River System and its tributaries or within the Colusa Basin.
Please check Floodsafe News periodically for program updates.
Proposition 13 has provided $70 million to the YFFPP since 2000.
$2.4 million in Proposition 13 funds remain to implement this program. The next YFFPP application solicitation is scheduled for release during the first half of 2013.
|¹ Indicated funding levels include program administration costs.|
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