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The Department of Water Resources has announced a loan program that provides construction and feasibility study loans to local public agencies for the development of local water supplies. Currently $10.9 million is available under this program with limits of $5 million for each construction project and $500,000 for each feasibility study. The Department is soliciting applications, which may be filed continuously. Applications will be evaluated and funds awarded on a first come first served basis. Applications should be submitted to
The Department of Water Resources
Loans and Grants Program
PO Box 942836
Sacramento CA 94236-0001
Attention: Linda Buchanan
Applicants may download application packages at the Division of Planning and Local Assistance Grants and Loans Web site at www.water.ca.gov/grants-loans.
The funds were made available by the Water Conservation Bond Law of 1988, approved by California voters in November 1988, which authorizes DWR to administer the program.
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.
Visit DWR 's Website at wwwdwr.water.ca.gov.