October 11, 2022

Solicitation Now Open for SGMA Implementation Round 2 Grants

The Department of Water Resources announced that the Sustainable Groundwater Management (SGM) Grant Program’s SGMA Implementation Round 2 grant solicitation has officially opened.

Round 2 will provide approximately $230 million for planning and implementation projects to help comply with the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act.

Round 2 is open to applicants located within medium- and high-priority basins, including critically overdrafted groundwater basins. The 2021 SGMA Implementation Guidelines (2021 Guidelines) and Proposal Solicitation Package (PSP) posted in December 2021 can be located on the SGM Grant Program’s website at www.water.ca.gov/sgmgrants and will be used for Round 2.   

A public applicant workshop will be held on Oct. 20, 2022 at 10 a.m. The applicant workshop will be hosted via a Zoom webinar, and registration is not required. To join, click on this link:


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