Grants

The San Diego County Water Authority administers,  supports, and funds various grant programs that help develop or support cost-effective natural resource, water conservation, water quality technologies, policies, projects, and water-related communications programs throughout San Diego County. For more information, guidelines, and application procedures for each open grant, please click on the links below. 

 

Integrated Regional Water Management Program for the San Diego Region-Proposition 84B

Funding for the IRWM grant program is provided by Proposition 84 – the Safe Drinking Water, Water Quality and Supply, Flood Control, River and Coastal Protection Act  of 2006. This grant program will be administered and implemented by the Regional Water Management Group. The RWMG is comprised of the Water Authority, city of San Diego and county of San Diego. To see more information regarding Prop 84/1E Final Guidelines, Final Planning PSP and Final Implementation PSP, please click here. To submit projects for Prop 84 funding consideration, please click here.

Local Water Supply Development Program

Funded by the Water Authority, this program provides a financial incentive of up to $200 per acre-foot of beneficial reuse for qualifying projects that demonstrate a financial need and replace a potable water demand upon the Water Authority. For more information, please click here. For further assistance regarding this program, please contact Goldy Herbon at (858) 522-6767.

Local Resources Program

Administered by the Water Authority and funded by the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, this program underwrites local recycled water and groundwater recovery projects during the initial years of operation.  The program provides incentives of up to $250 per acre-foot for qualified projects.  For more information, please click here. For further assistance regarding this program, please contact Goldy Herbon at (858) 522-6767.