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Project: Proposition 1 Round 1 County of Humboldt IRWM Grant

Description: County of Humboldt: North Coast FA

Reference Number: 3860-P01-373

Implemented By: County of Humboldt

Objective: The NCRP 2019 Project Grant application seeks funding for the implementation of Priority Projects identified by the NCRP Policy Review Panel as having important local and statewide benefit, meeting statewide priorities and addressing NCRP Plan objectives. The NCRP regional goals and objectives are based on the state of water resources, climate change, watershed conditions and economic vitality of the region: Goal 1: Intraregional Cooperation & Adaptive Management Obj 1 - Respect local autonomy and local knowledge in Plan and project implementation Obj 2 - Provide an ongoing framework for inclusive intraregional cooperation Obj 3 - Integrate Traditional Ecological Knowledge in collaboration with Tribes into NCRP Projects and Plans Goal 2: Economic Vitality Obj 4 - Ensure that disadvantaged communities are supported Obj 5 - Improve the working landscapes and natural areas Goal 3: Ecosystem Conservation and Enhancement Obj 6 – Improve watersheds, including functions and habitats that support biological diversity Obj 7 - Enhance salmonid populations by enhancing habitats and watershed processes Goal 4: Beneficial Uses of Water Obj 8 - Ensure water supply reliability and quality for municipal, domestic, agricultural, Tribal, and recreational uses while minimizing impacts to sensitive resources Obj 9 - Improve drinking water quality and water related infrastructure with a focus on disadvantaged communities Obj 10 - Protect groundwater from over-drafting and contamination Goal 5: Climate Adaptation & Energy Independence Obj 11 - Address climate change impacts and vulnerabilities, including droughts, fires, floods, and sea level rise. Develop adaptation strategies for local and regional sectors Obj 12 - Promote local energy independence, water/ energy use efficiency, GHG reduction, carbon sequestration Goal 6: Public Safety Obj 13 - Improve flood protection and forest resiliency to reduce the public safety impacts. North Coast FA: Humboldt County Department of Public Works: Contract Administration

Type: Restoration, Water Management

Total Cost: $13,140,488.00

Project Status: Project Implementation

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

Estimated Completion: 6/30/2025    Actual Completion:

Associated Counties: Del Norte, Humboldt, Mendocino, Modoc, Siskiyou, Sonoma, Trinity

Project Benefits a Disadvantaged Community (or SDAC): Yes

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Federal Contribution8/7/2020$420,488.00
Prop. 1, Integrated Regional Water Management8/7/2020$12,720,000.00

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
RestorationEcosystem: Riparian Habitat63acres restored/assessed/managed
RestorationRiver Channel Restoration15acres restored/assessed/managed
Water ManagementSediment Removal  
Water ManagementWater Storage -- Groundwater  
Water ManagementWatershed Protection  

Water Action Plan Target

Increase Regional Self-Reliance and Integrated Water Management Across All Levels of GovernmentAction Description
Protect and Restore Important EcosystemsAction Description
Manage and Prepare for Dry PeriodsAction Description
Expand Water Storage Capacity and Improve Groundwater ManagementAction Description
Provide Safe Water for All CommunitiesAction Description
Increase Flood ProtectionAction Description
Increase Operational and Regulatory EfficiencyAction Description


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