California groundwater grant panel to meet April 29

DWR sets Technical Advisory Panel meeting on Local Groundwater Assistance Grant award recommendations...

SACRAMENTO, CA, April 12, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The State Department of Water Resources (DWR) will convene a Local Groundwater Assistance Grant Program Technical Advisory Panel (TAP) and public meeting in Sacramento on April 29, 2005.

The purpose of the meeting is to present to and consult with the TAP and the public regarding DWR staff rankings of Local Groundwater Assistance grant applications for the TAP to formulate its funding recommendations to DWR.

Meeting hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Bonderson Building Hearing Room, 901 P Street, Room 102 A in Sacramento. There will be an open house starting at 8 a.m. in the same auditorium. The open house will provide an informal opportunity for applicants to review their project's summary evaluations and to consult with DWR staff regarding the evaluation of their project.

This meeting will also include a public comment period. Recommendations from the TAP and public will be provided to DWR decision makers for consideration before final funding awards are made.

Written comments are due May 11 and will be considered before awards are made. Such comments may be e-mailed to Harley H. Davis at, fax at (916) 651-9229, or mail to P.O. Box 942836, Sacramento, CA 94236-0001. Any other questions related to this meeting should also be addressed to Davis.

For more information please see the DWR Division of Planning and Local Assistance website at:


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