DWR Sets Meeting for Prop 13 Funding Awards.SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- The Department of Water Resources (DWR DWR Design Within Reach
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supply of water available to animals for drinking supplied via nipples, in troughs, dams, ponds and larger natural water sources; an insufficient supply leads to dehydration; it can be the source of infection, e.g. leptospirosis, salmonellosis, or of poisoning, e.g. , Clean Water, Watershed Protection The term watershed refers to an area of land that drains precipitation that falls on it to a common point. These points could be streams, lakes, etc. Precipitatoin falling on any part of a watershed can travel quickly on the surface of the land, known as surface runoff, or travel through and Flood Protection Act (Proposition 13).
When California voters approved the Act in March 2000, approximately $60 million were authorized for the grant program.
The program targets the State's economically disadvantaged communities for funding to replace aging and leaky leak·y
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Adj. 1. water delivery systems, including pipelines, tanks, pump stations, valves, and flow meters.
Prior to applications being submitted, DWR conducted public workshops for eligible applicants statewide to explain the program, how to apply, and how DWR planned to evaluate the applications.
Of the 22 proposals received for this final round, nine asked for feasibility study The analysis of a problem to determine if it can be solved effectively. The operational (will it work?), economical (costs and benefits) and technical (can it be built?) aspects are part of the study. Results of the study determine whether the solution should be implemented. grants, and 13 were for construction grants. Requests totaled about $42 million. Fifteen of the proposals are to be awarded grants, totaling about $22.8 million, which obligates all the remaining funds in the program.
The October 14 public meeting will be held from 9 a.m. to noon in the Bonderson Building Auditorium, 901 P Street, Sacramento. For more information, contact Linda Buchanan at (916) 651-9645, firstname.lastname@example.org.
A listing of the Infrastructure Rehabilitation projects and studies evaluated in this funding cycle is available at DWR's Division of Planning and Local Assistance Web site at: www.grantsloans.water.ca.gov.
The Department of Water Resources operates and maintains the State Water Project, provides dam safety and flood control and inspection services, assists local water districts in water management and water conservation planning, and plans for future statewide water needs. http://wwwdwr.water.ca.gov