FUNDING GUIDELINES: Regional Flood Management Assistance Program (RFMAP)

From the Department of Water Resources, Division of Flood Management:

DWR is releasing the draft Regional Flood Management Assistance Program (RFMAP) Guidelines (PDF) for a 45-day public comment period. The proposed guidelines outline the new RFMAP’s structure and process for applying for State funding for the six regional flood management groups.

RFMAP funds can be used by local public agencies to pursue projects that focus on improved regional governance and Levee Maintaining Agency consolidation in support of DWR’s Flood Maintenance Assistance Program. When appropriate, the funds can be used to implement programs, studies, and activities described in the Regional Flood Management Plans that are consistent with the 2017 Central Valley Flood Protection Plan Update.

The 45-day comment period closes at 5 p.m. on March 4, 2019. Comments can be submitted by one of the following methods:

Electronic mail: 
Send comments to Christopher Williams at Electronic files should be MS Word compatible or PDFs.

Hard copy via U.S. mail:
California Department of Water Resources
Division of Flood Management
Attn: Christopher Williams, Program Manager
P.O. Box 219000
Sacramento, CA  95821-9000

Public meetings:
The program will be holding two public workshops to call for further input. The dates will be announced soon.

Program contact:
Christopher Williams, Program Manager
Regional Flood Management Assistance Program
(916) 574-2375


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