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Proposition 1

Proposition 1 (Assembly Bill 1471, Rendon) authorized $7.545 billion in general obligation bonds for water projects including surface and groundwater storage, ecosystem and watershed protection and restoration, and drinking water protection. The State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) will administer Proposition 1 funds for five programs. The estimated implementation schedule for each is outlined below. As individual webpages are developed for each program, those links will be provided below. We also recommend that you subscribe to our email lists, so that you will receive periodic updates.

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  Funding Program Funding Amount Draft Guidelines Public Workshops Final Guidelines Projects FundedWhich Email List Should I Sign up for?
Small Community Wastewater $260 million February 2015 March 2015 June 2015 View List Clean Water State Revolving Fund
Water Recycling $625 million* February 2015 April 2015 June 2015 Water Recycling Funding Program
Drinking Water $260 million April 2015 June 2015 August 2015 Drinking Water State Revolving Fund
Stormwater $200 million October 2015 November 2015 December 2015 Stormwater Grant Program (Proposition 84)
Groundwater Sustainability $800 million** February 2016 March 2016 May 2016 Groundwater Quality Funding Assistance
*Proposition 1 authorized $725 million; Department of Water Resources (DWR) will administer the remaining $100 million for desalinization projects.
** Proposition 1 authorized $900 million; DWR will administer the remaining $100 million to fund projects that develop groundwater management plans


(Updated 8/9/16)