Stormwater: Southern California Region

Direct Use Pilot Program – Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
Deadline: Ongoing
Who is Eligible

Open to commercial, institutional, and industrial sites within Metropolitan’s service area. Applications must be submitted by the Metropolitan member agency where the project is located.

What it Funds

New construction and retrofit projects that capture local rainfall and stormwater runoff.

When to Apply

Applications are accepted on a continuous basis. Projects are subject to review and selected on a first-come, first-served basis per climate zone (coastal, mid, inland) and project type (new or retrofit). Funding is secured once approved.

Available Funds

Maximum award amount of $160,000 for retrofit projects, and $500,000 for new construction.

Award Size

To be determined

Level of Effort to Apply

To be determined

Competitiveness
To be determined
Recharge Pilot Program – Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
Deadline: Ongoing
Who is Eligible

Open to public and private (non-residential) locations within a Metropolitan service area. The program limits of five projects per Regional Board area and two projects per groundwater basin. Applications must be submitted by the Metropolitan member agency where the project is located.

What it Funds

Projects which develop, monitor, and assess new or existing stormwater recharge projects.

When to Apply

Applications for new construction projects are still being accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Funding is secured once a project is approved.

Available Funds

$7.5 million in financial incentives, with a maximum award amount of $500,000 for Monitoring
Equipment Installation and $1 million for New Construction.

Award Size

To be determined

Level of Effort to Apply

To be determined

Competitiveness

The program will fund up to 10 new or existing projects.

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