NOTICE: Delta Drought Response Pilot Program Public Workshops

Public workshops will be held October 6 and 7

The Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Conservancy, in partnership with the Department of Water Resources, the Office of the Delta Watermaster, and The Nature Conservancy, and in coordination with Delta water users, is pleased to announce the Delta Drought Response Pilot Program (DDRPP) for water year 2023.

This grant program is designed to reduce drought stress in the Delta watershed, protect Delta water quality, and improve mutual understanding of agricultural practices and water conservation opportunities in different regions within the Legal Delta.

Grants will be awarded through a reverse auction and applicants will be able to submit bids between October 3 and 18 through the Delta Conservancy’s website.

To explain what’s new for water year 2023 and to go over the solicitation packet and online bid form, the 2023 DDRPP planning committee is hosting three workshops for prospective grantees:

Virtual Workshop

  • Thursday, October 6 from 10 a.m. to noon: Virtual meeting (held via Microsoft Teams Webinar) – registration required; click here to sign up 

In-Person Workshops

  • Friday, October 7 from 10 a.m. to noon: North Delta meeting, Jean Harvie Community Center (14273 River Rd, Walnut Grove, CA 95690) – registration encouraged but not required; click here to sign up
  • Friday, October 7 from 2 to 4 p.m.: Central and South Delta meeting, Roberts Union Farm Center (4925 Howard Rd, Stockton, CA 95206) – registration encouraged but not required; click here to sign up
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