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 revised DRAFT 2016 Water-Energy Grant Program Guidelines & PSP for public comment. The revised document includes residential water-efficiency programs that benefit Disadvantaged Communities.
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.
- 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.