Project Grants (Funding received by NBWA/MMWD)

Consolidated Grant Proposal for Non-Point Source Projects
(Watershed Restoration)

NBWA received a grant award from the State Water Resources Control Board in August 2005 for $639,250. The funding of eight projects will protect and restore the coastal waters and near-shore habitats of the North Bay targeting erosion sites and sediment source; urban storm water runoff; and non-point source pollution. Best Management Practices (BMPs) and in-stream aquatic and wetland habitat improvements will be used to complete the below projects, which total 1 million dollars in project costs.

The projects include:

  1. San Anselmo Creek Restoration
  2. Novato Creek Watershed Citizen’s Water Quality Monitoring Program
  3. Petaluma Watershed Restoration and Outreach
  4. Redwood Creek Watershed Sediment Control
  5. Sonoma Creek-Jack London State Historic Park Watershed Erosion Inventory
    and Sediment Control
  6. Sonoma Creek-Watershed Stewardship Assistance to private landowners
  7. Sonoma Creek-Channel Reach Rehabilitation
  8. Sonoma Creek-Water Quality Monitoring

View the Final Project Report – May 2008

Implementing Sediment and Pathogen TMDLs in the North Bay

NBWA received a grant award of $1,496,187 from the Association of Bay Area Governments/San Francisco Estuary Partnership in October 2010 passing through US EPA funds from the San Francisco Bay Water Quality Improvement Fund.

The funds will be passed through to local government and non profit entities as follows.

  • Marin County – Richardson Bay     ~ $369,542
  • Napa RCD – Napa River     $367,500
  • SEC – Sonoma Creek    $363,800
  • SSCRCD – Sonoma Creek    ~ $318,300

View the final project report