Financial Assistance Programs – Grants and Loans

Division of Financial Assistance Drought Funding

The State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) has funding available to assist water systems and individual households to address drought-related drinking water emergencies. Funding is available from the following sources:

If you are interested in applying for funding, please visit the websites above for application instructions. If you need additional information, please email: You may also contact us at (916) 319-9066.

What’s New

Eligible Entities

  • Public Agencies (that serve disadvantaged communities)
  • Community Water Systems (that serve disadvantaged communities)
  • Not-for-Profit Organizations (that serve disadvantaged communities)
  • Tribal Governments (that serve disadvantaged communities)

Eligible Projects (including, but not limited to)

  • Bottled Water
  • Hauled Water
  • Vending Machines
  • Well Repair, Well Rehabilitation, and Replacement
  • Emergency Interties

Reporting Mapping Tool

Coming Soon!

Other Drinking Water Program Information and Funding Opportunities

Funded Projects



Contact Information

Matt Pavelchik
Senior Engineering Geologist

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  (Page last updated 06/14/2021)