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: July 13, 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 final guidelines and the proposal solicitation package (PSP) for Group
I (Delta Region Projects) were released on July 13, 2010. The projects
eligible for funding under the Group I – Delta Region Projects PSP
are uniquely identified in Public Resources Code 75029(d) and in SB X2
1 as projects described in the June 2005 Delta Region Drinking Water Quality
Management Plan. The links to the final guidelines and Group I PSP are
found below under the heading 'Grant Guidelines and Application
An informational workshop for the Group I –Delta Region Projects
PSP will be held on July 29, 2010, at 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. The
meeting location is 1416 Ninth Street, Sacramento, in Room 210. Applications
for the Group I PSP must be postmarked no later than August 13th or received
via personal submission by the close of business on August 13th, 2010.
Applications should be sent to Genevieve Schrader at the contact information
found below under ‘Contact Us.’
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 final guidelines - July 13, 2010.
Released final Group I (Delta Region Projects) PSP – July 13, 2010.
Informational workshop for Group I (Delta Region Projects) PSP - July
29, 2010, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
1416 Ninth Street, Sacramento, in Room 210
Applications due for Group I (Delta Region Projects) PSP – August
Grant Guidelines and
here to obtain an electronic copy of the final guidelines released
on July 13, 2010.
here to obtain an electronic copy of the final Group I – Delta
Region Projects PSP released on July 13, 2010.
to view a map showing the general geographic area for potentially eligible
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