The Water-Energy Grant Program provides funds to implement water efficiency programs or projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and reduce water and energy use.
2016 Water-Energy Solicitation
DWR has released the 2016 Water-Energy Grant Program Guidelines & PSP.
Eligible Applicants: local agencies, joint powers authorities, and nonprofit organizations
The 2016 solicitation focuses on these eligible programs/projects:
- Commercial Water Efficiency or Institutional Water Efficiency Programs.
- Residential Water Efficiency Programs that benefit Disadvantaged Communities.
- Projects that reduce greenhouse gas, reduce water and reduce energy use.
- Only projects with water conservation measures that also save energy.
Available Funding: $19,000,000
The funding for this program is appropriated from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund to the California Department of Water Resources to establish a grant program.