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Welcome to the Department of Water Resources Bay-Delta Office Proposition 84 Program website.
The website provides background and information on the Proposition 84-funded Delta, San Joaquin and Sacramento Rivers Water Quality Grant program (Program) purpose, status, schedule, guidelines and grant application process.


What's New?

Final Funding List and Awards – Group II – Franks Tract and Other Delta Region Projects

DWR released the Group II Proposal Solicitation Package for funding totaling $36.6 million on February 6, 2015. DWR received applications on or before April 9, 2015. DWR evaluated the applications and released the recommended funding list on August 17, 2015. A 30-day public comment period followed including a public meeting on September 2, 2015. No comments challenging the recommendations were received and the recommended funding list was approved by the Department of Water Resources Director. Applicant award notifications were made October 23, 2015. The following projects and applicants were selected for funding:

Applicant Proposal Title Grant Award
City of Lodi White Slough Water Pollution Control Facility Storage Expansion and Surface, Agricultural, and Groundwater Supply Improvement Project $4,600,000
City of Tracy City of Tracy’s Recycled Water Project $18,000,000
Contra Costa Water District Rock Slough Water Quality Improvements: Contra Costa Canal Replacement Project $14,000,000
  Total: $36,600,000

Please contact Genny Schrader at BDOp84grants@water.ca.gov or (916) 653-2118 for project status information and with any questions.


What is the Proposition 84 Delta, San Joaquin River and Sacramento River Water Quality Program?

The Program provides grant funds for projects that implement Delta water quality improvement projects to protect drinking water supplies.

Eligible Applicants include local agencies.  Other entities, including state and federal agencies, universities and non-profit organizations, may collaborate with a local agency and perform work with the grant funds.

Eligible Group II Projects include those at Franks Tract and other locations in the Delta that reduce salinity or other pollutants at agricultural and drinking water intakes.

For more information, see the Background link on the Program webpage right-hand side.