Bay Area Integrated Regional Water Management Plan (IRWMP)
The Bay Area Integrated Regional Water Management Plan is a nine-county effort to coordinate and improve water supply reliability, protect water quality, manage flood protection, maintain public health standards, protect habitat and watershed resources, and enhance the overall health of the Bay.
Bay Area IRWMP Projects Database
Project proponents are now invited to submit projects for potential inclusion in the IRWMP. The PSC will review projects for inclusion in the IRWMP in the fall.
Projects must be submitted via the Bay Area IRWMP website project submittal form:
For projects submitted for the 2015 Implementation Grant Round, please find your project description and in "edit" mode, click the box "Consider this project for inclusion in the Bay Area Integrated Regional Water Management Plan."
For projects submitted for the 2014 Drought Round solicitation, please follow the process described below (unless your project has already been submitted via the online project submittal form, in which case follow the process described above).
New projects may be submitted by clicking "submit a project" link on the bairwmp.org home page; be sure to check the box "Consider this project for inclusion in the Bay Area Integrated Regional Water Management Plan."
Project submissions were received by September 30, 0215.
Bay Area Prop 50 and Prop 84 Implementation Grant Awards
To date, the Bay Area has received $94,772,015 in IRWM Implementation funding for projects under Proposition 50 and Proposition 84, Round 1, Round 2, and the Drought Round. See the list of projects and sponsors here (.pdf, .xlsx).
2013 Update of the Bay Area IRWMP
Final Plan - The final version of the 2013 Bay Area IRWM Plan is now available. Please visit the Final 2013 Bay Area Integrated Regional Water Management Plan page to access the document.
View and download maps illustrating locations of DAC areas within the Bay Area region.
Development of the Bay Area IRWMP involves a diverse group of water supply, water quality, wastewater, stormwater, flood management, watershed and habitat agencies, local governments, environmental groups, business groups and other interested parties...
We welcome you to find out what constitutes an IRWMP, what is integrated planning, why the Bay Area IRWMP is important, how the plan will be adopted, what the schedule is, how much funding is available, who is administering the plan grants, and much more!