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What is the Water-Energy Grant Program?

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.

The funding for this program are appropriated from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund to the California Department of Water Resources to establish a grant program.

Eligible Applicants: local agencies, joint powers authorities, and nonprofit organizations

DWR is proposing to focus the 2016 solicitation on these eligible programs/projects:

  • Commercial Water Efficiency or Institutional Water Efficiency Programs.
  • 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 (an additional $10 million may be available)