Kings River Conservation District Awarded $300,000 Watershed Coordinator Grant
The California Department of Conservation (DOC) today announced five watershed coordinator grants totaling $1.5 million to support regional sustainable groundwater management goals. The grants will go to organizations around the state within medium- and high-priority groundwater basins.
- The San Jose University Research Foundation was awarded $300,000 to fund the work of two watershed coordinators in the Salinas Valley.
- The Napa-based California Land Stewardship Institute will receive $272,680 to support a watershed coordinator in the Ukiah Valley.
- The Southeast Sacramento County Agricultural Water Authority, based in Herald, was granted $299,901 for work in the San Joaquin Valley.
- The Fresno-based Kings River Conservation District will receive $300,000 to support projects in the San Joaquin Valley.
- The Pixley Irrigation District, based in Tipton (Tulare County), was granted $300,000 for work in the San Joaquin Valley.