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Division of Statewide Integrated Water Management

Water Use Efficiency
901 P Street Sacramento, CA 95814-3515

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 942836
Sacramento, CA 94236-0001

Proposition 50 Water Use Efficiency Grant

Proposition 13 Water Use Efficiency Grant

Proposition 50:
The Water Security, Clean Drinking Water, Coastal and Beach Protection Act of 2002
2012 Agricultural Water Use Efficiency Proposal Solicitation Package (PSP)

Approximately $15 million in grant funding is available under this funding cycle. Eligible projects include:

  • Agricultural Water Use Efficiency Implementation Projects that result in water savings, increased in‐stream flow, increased water quality, and increased energy efficiency
  • Agricultural Water Use Efficiency Technical Assistance, Planning, Feasibility Studies, Research and Development, Training, Education, Public Outreach, and Pilot projects.

August 14, 2012 Draft Ag WUE Proposal Solicitation Package (PSP) Released
September 17, 2012 Public Workshops for Draft PSP in Fresno
September 21, 2012 Public Workshops for Draft PSP in Sacramento
September 21, 2012 End of Public Comment Period on Draft PSP
October 11, 2012 Final PSP Released
October 19, 2012 Public Workshop for Final PSP (Workshop details)
November 21 2012 Proposals Due
April 17, 2013 Draft Funding Recommendations
May 9, 2013

Public Workshop on Draft Funding Recommendations

May 15, 2013 Public Comments Deadline on Draft Funding Recommendations
June 2013 Final Funding Awards


For information, please contact:
Fethi Benjemaa
(916) 651-7025