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Grant Announcement: California Water Commission

*** Grant Announcement ***

California Consulting is pleased to announce the the opening of the application period for the California Water Commission Water Storage Investment Program (WSIP).  The Commission has announced that starting March 14, 2017,  public agencies in California will be able to submit applications for funding of water storage and other infrastructure projects as part of the WSIP program.  Proposition 1 allocated $2.7 Billion in funding for new water storage projects through the WSIP program.  Proposition 1 is the $7.5 billion water bond approved by California voters in 2014.

The California Water Commission has announced that starting March 14, proponents of new water storage projects in California may submit applications for funding of public benefits under Proposition 1, the $7.5 billion water bond approved by California voters in 2014. Proposition 1 includes $2.7 billion for public benefits related to new water storage projects.

The application period opens following approval this week by the California Office of Administrative Law(OAL) of the regulations governing the Water Storage Investment Program (WSIP.

The application period for the WSIP will be open from March 14 to Aug. 14, 2017.  To assist applicants, the commission has scheduled an application assistance workshop on March 30, 2017, at 9:30 a.m., in the Klamath hearing room on the second floor of the California Environmental Protection Agency located at 1001 I Street, Sacramento. The commission will schedule additional workshops, targeting specific application elements, to further assist applicants. Information is available  here.

If you or your entity is interested in California Consulting writing this application, please call our Southern California Office at (323)728-9002.