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Guideline/PSP: DWR has released the 2014 Water-Energy Grant Program Draft Guidelines and Proposal Solicitation Package.

Schedule & Upcoming Events: DWR released the draft schedule for the Water- Energy Grant Solicitation and will conduct three public meetings in August to receive comments on the Draft document.




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 was approved by Governor on March 1, 2014 through Senate Bill 103, Section 11, which appropriated funds 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

Eligible Programs/Projects:

  • Residential Water Efficiency, Commercial Water Efficiency, Institutional Water Efficiency Programs, or
  • Projects that reduce greenhouse gas, reduce water and reduce energy use

Available Funding: $19,000,000