Integrated Regional Water Management Implementation Grant Program (Proposition 1) – Department of Water Resources
Who is Eligible

Public agencies, nonprofits, public utilities, federally recognized and California State Native American tribes and mutual water companies. Applicants must work with their local regional water agency throughout the application process.

What it Funds

Water reuse and recycling for non-potable reuse, water-use efficiency/conservation, underground water storage including groundwater recharge, watershed protection, stormwater resource management, water desalination, improvement of water quality and more.

When to Apply

Due dates for final applications for each funding cycle vary regionally. Applications for Round 1 for the North Coast IRWM region were due September 6, 2019.

Available Funds

$222 million (Round 1). North Coast region has $18,550,000 available with grants ranging from $80,000-$1.2 million.

Award Size

Small to Medium

Level of Effort to Apply

Medium to High


21 out of 21 proposals were funded (2020).