DWR has released the Central Valley Tributaries Program Guidelines and Proposal Solicitation

Flooding in recent years provides a reminder of how important it is to invest in California’s flood infrastructure. The Central Valley Tributaries Program is a new program that provides Proposition 1 State funds for multi-benefit flood risk reduction projects on tributaries of the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta. This program will fund projects that address Central Valley flood risk for urban and small communities, enhance ecosystems, and improve fish and wildlife habitat. 

DWR has released the Central Valley Tributaries Program Guidelines and Proposal Solicitation.

The Central Valley Tributaries Program is a new program that provides Proposition 1 State funds for multi-benefit flood risk reduction projects on tributaries of the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta. This program will fund projects that address Central Valley flood risk for urban and small communities, enhance ecosystems, and improve fish and wildlife habitat.

The Central Valley Tributaries has released the Final Program Guidelines (PDF) and is currently soliciting grant proposals, due on Tuesday, February 12, 2019. The Guidelines provide details about the type of work that is eligible for funding and how to submit a proposal. Funding may be awarded as competitive grants or through direct expenditure to local agencies that meet project selection criteria.

Deadlines for submitting proposals:

  • 5:00pm, Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Where to send application:
Department of Water Resources
3464 El Camino Avenue, Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95821
Attn: Patrick Luzuriaga

Program Contact:
Patrick Luzuriaga, Program Manager
Central Valley Tributaries Program
(916) 574-0932
Patrick.Luzuriaga@water.ca.gov

 

 

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Congratulations!

Darren Suen has been selected for the Board’s new Policy Advisor position. He performed this function in Acting capacity for the last year, working to raise awareness about the Board’s role in flood management and to advance flood policies that support public safety and provide benefits to the environment and agriculture communities. Prior, Darren was the Department of Water Resources serving as Program Lead and Policy Advisor for the Assistant Division Chief of the Flood Management Division and the Deputy Director in Flood Operations Center during flood emergencies. Darren has a long career in program management and flood control, working in private, State, and federal agencies. Currently, he also serves as a member of the Elk Grove City Council. Congratulations to Darren!

Michael Wright has been selected to fill the Chief Engineer position beginning April 2, 2019. Michael has been with the Board since 2011. During his tenure, Michael has held multiple supervisory positions, including Enforcement Section Chief, Acting Operations Branch Chief, and Plan Implementation and Compliance Branch Chief. For the past eight months, he has been filling the Chief Engineer role. Congratulations, Michael Wright.