Proposition 1

Proposition 1 Water Bond 2014 logoOn November 4, 2014, California voters approved Proposition 1, the Water Quality, Supply, and Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2014. Proposition 1 authorized $510 million in Integrated Regional Water Management (IRWM) funding. Funds are allocated to 12 hydrologic region-based Funding Areas.


The Proposition 1 IRWM Grant Program, administered by DWR, provides funding for projects that help meet the long-term water needs of the state, including:

  • Assisting water infrastructure systems adapt to climate change;
  • Providing incentives throughout each watershed to collaborate in managing the region's water resources and setting regional priorities for water infrastructure; and
  • Improving regional water self-reliance, while reducing reliance on Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.

Contact Information



Phone Number


IRWM Grant Program Manager

Zaffar Eusuff

(916) 247-9884
IRWM Planning Grant Program Ted Daum (916) 326-9097

Disadvantaged Community and Tribal
Involvement (DACTI) Program

Desiree Ramirez

(916) 326-9832

Round 1 IRWM Implementation
Grant Program

Eric Martinez

(916) 291-4436

Round 2 IRWM Implementation
Grant Program

 Desiree Ramirez  (916) 326-9832