SACRAMENTO – Senator Brian Dahle (R-Bieber) is pleased to announce approximately $45 million has been awarded to improve sustainable groundwater use and storage through the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) Sustainable Groundwater Management Grant Program. The following grantees received funding:
- Modoc County Groundwater Sustainability Agency - $2.6 million
- Siskiyou County Flood Control and Water Conservation District - $10.5 million
- Sierra Valley Groundwater Management District - $5.4 million
- Enterprise Anderson Groundwater Sustainability Agency - $2.4 million
- Tehama County Public Works - $14.8 million
- Vina Groundwater Sustainability Agency - $5.5 million
- Wyandotte Creek Groundwater Sustainability Agency - $5.5 million
“It’s important for the state to help newly formed local groundwater agencies understand and carefully manage their aquifers without burying local landowners and ratepayers in expensive new mandated costs,” stated Dahle.
DWR is awarding $187 million in grants to improve sustainable groundwater use and storage. The funding will support 103 individual projects in 32 groundwater sub-basins overall, including those areas that affect Tribes and underrepresented communities.
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Learn more about Senator Dahle’s legislative priorities on his website.
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Senator Brian Dahle represents California's 1st Senate District, which contains all or portions of 11 counties, including Alpine, El Dorado, Lassen, Modoc, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sacramento, Sierra, Siskiyou, and Shasta. Also serving deferred areas of Tehama, Butte, Colusa, and Glenn counties.