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Project: Proposition 1 Round 1 Merced IRWM Grant

Description: Merced Region

Reference Number: 3860-P01-384

Implemented By: Merced Irrigation District

Objective: Six projects: 1. Grant Administration (MID), 2. Water Supply Reliability- Park Irrigation with Surface Water, 3. Reduce Groundwater Pumping- Surface Water Irrigation to Parks & Weather Based Irrigation Controllers, 4. Water Supply Groundwater- Le Grand Canal near Black Rascal, 5. Flood Management- Merced LIDAR and Real Time Simulation Flood Control Modeling, 6. Groundwater Recharge- Rice Field Pilot Study Monitoring Wells.

Type: Water Management

Total Cost: $2,520,916.00

Project Status: Project Implementation

On Time?: Yes    Within Scope?: Yes    Within Budget?: Yes

Estimated Completion: 9/30/2022    Actual Completion:

Associated Counties: Madera, Mariposa, Merced, Stanislaus

Project Benefits a Disadvantaged Community (or SDAC): Yes

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Local Contribution8/6/2020$187,381.00
Prop. 1, Integrated Regional Water Management8/6/2020$2,333,535.00

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
Water ManagementStormwater Flood / Capture  
Water ManagementWater Storage -- Groundwater  

Water Action Plan Target

Increase Regional Self-Reliance and Integrated Water Management Across All Levels of GovernmentAction Description
Expand Water Storage Capacity and Improve Groundwater ManagementAction Description
Increase Flood ProtectionAction Description
Increase Operational and Regulatory EfficiencyAction Description


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