FUNDING OPPORTUNITY: Proposition 1 IRWM Implementation Grant Program – Proposed Revisions to Documents

From A number of interested parties have expressed concerns regarding certain language present in the 2019 Integrated Regional Water Management Grant Program Guidelines (Guidelines) and the Round 1 Implementation Grant Proposal Solicitation Package (PSP), both finalized in April 2019.  The language would make projects considered to be a “compliance obligation” ineligible for funding under this solicitation. A number of applicants seeking grant funding for such projects have requested or have been directed by other State agencies to request that the Department of Water Resources’ (DWR) allow for the funding of such projects.  As a result, DWR is proposing minor amendments to both the Guidelines and PSP which would allow applicants to submit applications for projects considered to be “compliance obligations” and such projects would not be deemed ineligible by DWR on this basis. (more)

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Photo portrait of Yiguo Liang, CVFPB Operations Branch ChiefMeet Yiguo Liang, our new Operations Branch Chief. Yiguo comes to us from DWR’s Division of Flood Management where he worked as the Chief of the Hydrology and Hydraulic Section leading the technical evaluations in support of the 2017 CVFPP Update. Prior to that, also at the Division of Flood Management, Yiguo led the Central Valley Floodplain Evaluation and Delineations Program. Yiguo has over 17 years of experience working in the water resource industry and spent years working for the China Meteorological Administration in Beijing, China. Welcome, Yiguo!