The U. S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 9 (EPA) is soliciting proposals under this announcement to protect and restore the water quality of the San Francisco Bay and its watersheds through comprehensive watershed management.
This announcement seeks to fund implementation projects that
achieve significant and measurable improvement in water quality and attainment of beneficial uses.
We are also seeking to encourage partnerships among agencies and organizations that have purview over water quality and land use decisions to protect and restore watershed functions and values.
Furthermore, this announcement is seeking proposals based on sound plans to achieve significant results concerning one or more of the following SF Bay water quality priorities:
Reducing polluted run-off from urban development and agriculture.
Implementing TMDLs to restore impaired waterbodies.
Protecting and restoring habitat including riparian corridors, floodplains, wetlands, and the Bay.