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 DRAFT 2016 Water-Energy Grant Program Guidelines & PSP
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)
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.