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
Measure W: Safe, Clean Water Program Infrastructure Program – Los Angeles County Flood Control District
Deadline: July 31, 2022
Who is Eligible

Incorporated cities, schools in Los Angeles County.

What it Funds

Multi-benefit infrastructure projects that enhance stormwater capture, augment local water supply, and improve water quality. Projects that prioritize nature-based solutions and provide Disadvantaged Community (DAC) benefits are highly encouraged. Funding can be pursued for any eligible project stage, including on-going operation and maintenance.

When to Apply

Applications for the current funding round are due on July 31, 2022.

Available Funds

Fifty percent of the annual Special Parcel Tax revenue will be allocated to regional watershed-based Projects, Project concepts and Scientific Studies.

Award Size


Small, Medium, and Large

Level of Effort to Apply

To be determined

Competitiveness

37 out of 55 projects were funded for the FY2021-22.

Measure W: Safe, Clean Water Program Scientific Studies Program – Los Angeles County Flood Control District
Deadline: July 31, 2022.
Who is Eligible

Incorporated cities, schools in Los Angeles County.

What it Funds

Applications to fund scientific studies related to increasing stormwater or urban runoff capture and/or reducing stormwater or urban runoff pollution.

When to Apply

Applications for the current funding round are due on July 31, 2022.

Available Funds

$7.1 million estimated annual funds through parcel tax.

Award Size


Small to Medium

Level of Effort to Apply

To be determined

Competitiveness

4 out of 5 projects were funded for the FY2021-22.

Measure W: Safe, Clean Water Program Technical Resources Program – Los Angeles County Flood Control District
Deadline: July 31, 2022.
Who is Eligible

Incorporated cities, schools in Los Angeles County.

What it Funds

The development of a multi-benefit project concept into a feasibility study. Projects should enhance stormwater capture, augment local water supply, and improve water quality.

When to Apply

Applications for the current funding round are due on July 31, 2022.

Available Funds

$14.3 million estimated annual funds through parcel tax.

Award Size


Small

Level of Effort to Apply

To be determined

Competitiveness

12 out of14 projects were funded for the FY2021-22.

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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