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Water Recycling Funding Program (WRFP)

Facilities Planning Grant Program

The Water Recycling Funding Program (WRFP) provides grants to assist public agencies with facilities planning studies to determine the feasibility of using recycled water to offset the use of fresh/ potable water from the state and/ or local supplies. The grant will cover 50 percent of the eligible costs up to a maximum of $75,000. More information is presented in the Water Recycling Funding Program Guidelines (WRFPG).

Application Package must contain the following:

After review of the application package, WRFP staff will approve the Plan of Study and the Division of Financial Assistance will issue a grant commitment.

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  • FAAST How-To Videos
  • Planning Grants: Select the "Water Recycline Finding Program - Planning Grant Application"

The facilities planning study consists of all the following:

  • Facilities Planning Report - The facilities planning report must include an analysis of all of the essential components of the projects. Further information can be found in Appendix B of the WRFPG
  • Detailed evaluation of the selected alternative for a water recycling project
  • Draft environmental documentation
  • Draft Construction financing plan
  • Preliminary recycled water market assurances

Disbursement of 50 percent of the total estimated grant will be made upon approval of a draft facilities plan. A final disbursement will be processed after SWRCB staff approval of the final Facilities Planning report.

Questions or Comments?

Please contact:

Dan Newton – 916 324-8404
Water Recycling Funding Program
Division of Financial Assistance
State Water Resources Control Board
P.O. Box 944212
Sacramento, CA 94244-2120