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Chapter 5, Section 79724(a) of Proposition 1 (Assembly Bill 1471, Rendon) allocates $260 million for drinking water grants and loans for public water system infrastructure improvements and related actions to meet safe drinking water standards ensure affordable drinking water, or both. These funds will be administered consistent with the DWSRF Intended Use Plan (DWSRF IUP) and the DWSRF Policy. Administering these funds as a part of the DWSRF Program allows grant funds to be easily leveraged with low-interest financing available through the DWSRF Program. DWSRF applications are accepted on a continuous basis, and eligible projects are funded as applications are completed and approved.

State Fiscal Year 2016-17 DWSRF IUP

The DWSRF IUP is generally updated on an annual basis. The State Fiscal Year (SFY) 2017-2018 IUP was adopted by the State Water Board on June 20, 2017, and serves as the revised guidelines for Proposition 1 Drinking Water grants. Information relating to grant eligibility and funding maximums is in Pages 39 through 45.


State Fiscal Year (SFY) 2016-2017 IUP

State Fiscal Year (SFY) 2015-16 DWSRF IUP

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Questions or Comments?

Dat Tran, P.E., Chief
Drinking Water Technical Assistance Program
Division of Financial Assistance
(916) 248-2719


(Updated 1/8/19)