Apply Now: County Drought Resilience Planning Assistance Program
September 21, 2023
Counties are eligible for direct financial assistance to develop a County Drought Resilience Plan through the County Drought Resilience Planning Assistance Program. Under SB 552, counties are required to
- Develop a plan that includes potential drought and water shortage risk and solutions for state small water systems and domestic wells within the county’s jurisdiction; and
- Establish a standing task force to facilitate drought and water shortage preparedness within the county.
Counties can request up to $125,000 in financial assistance or direct technical assistance to access one-time support through the Department of Water Resources. The deadline to apply for financial assistance is December 29, 2023.