Welcome to the Department of Water Resources Bay-Delta Office
Proposition 84 Program website.
The purpose of this website is to provide background and information
on the purpose, status, schedule, guidelines and grant application process
for the Proposition 84 funded Delta, San Joaquin and Sacramento Rivers
Water Quality Grant program.
Last site update: April 22, 2010.
Funding for this program may become available as a result of the October/November 2009 bond sales. The status of funding is currently not known.
The revised draft guidelines (Revision B) and the first draft PSP for Group I (Delta Region Projects) were released on April 22, 2010. The link to the guidelines is found below under the heading ‘Grant Guidelines and Application Process’.
For Proposition 84, in Chapter 2, Section 75029, the sum of $130 million
shall be available to the Department for grants to implement Delta water
quality improvement projects that protect drinking water supplies. Eligible
projects are: a) Projects that reduce or eliminate discharges of salt,
dissolved organic carbon, pesticides, pathogens and other pollutants
to the San Joaquin River; b) Projects that reduce or eliminate discharges
of bromide, dissolved organic carbon, salt, pesticides and pathogens
from discharges to the Sacramento River; c) Projects at Franks Tract
and other locations in the Delta that will reduce salinity or other
pollutants at agricultural and drinking water intakes; and d) Projects
identified in the June 2005 Delta Region Drinking Water Quality Management
Plan, with a priority for design and construction of the relocation
of drinking water intake facilities for in-delta water users.
Released revised draft guidelines (Revision B) - April 22, 2010.
Released first draft PSP Group I (Delta Region Projects) – April 22, 2010.
Public comments due on revised draft guidelines and first draft PSP Group I – May 24, 2010.
Adopt guidelines - July 2010.
Release final PSP Group I (Delta Region Projects) – July 2010.
Grant Guidelines and
Click here to obtain an electronic copy of the revised
draft guidelines (Revision B) released on April 22, 2010. The revised guidelines reflect changes made in response to Senate Bill X21, signed by the Governor on September 30, 2008.
Click here to obtain an electronic copy of the draft Group I – Delta Region Projects proposal solicitation package.
Click here to view a map showing the general
geographic area for potentially eligible projects.
The public comment period ends on May 24, 2010. All questions and comments must be either postmarked no later than May 24 or received via email or personal submission by the close of business on May 24, 2010. Comments should be sent to Genevieve Schrader at the contact information found below under ‘Contact Us’.
Frequently Asked Questions
To be developed.
CALFED Bay Delta Program
California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)
Public Resource Code Section 75020-29
The Bay-Delta Office welcomes input concerning specific projects and
proposals that may be anticipated from local agencies. This preliminary
information will be used to more efficiently accomplish program objectives.
Requests for information and questions concerning this
Proposition 84 funded Delta, San Joaquin and Sacramento Rivers Water
Quality Grant program may be directed to:
Genevieve Schrader, PE
Proposition 84 Program
Department of Water Resources
Bay Delta Office
1416 Ninth Street, Room 215-30
Sacramento, CA 95814
Telephone: (916) 653-2118
Fax: (916) 653-6077