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Project: Design Constructed Wetlands for Subsidence Reversal & Carbon Sequestration

Description: U.S. Geological Survey - Verify performance of carbon sequestration wetland farms as a means for reversing subsidence & elevating land surface on subsided Delta Islands

Reference Number: 3860-P84-216

Implemented By: Department of Water Resources

Objective: Develop and prove farm scale techniques to reverse subsidence and sequester green house gases.

Type: Research/Planning (including Science)

Total Cost: $787,303.66

Project Status: Complete and Fully Paid

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

Estimated Completion: 6/30/2012    Actual Completion: 6/30/2012

Associated Counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Solano, Yolo

Located In Disadvantaged Community: Yes

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Other State Bond3/29/2010$300,000.00
Prop. 84, Delta Levees System Integrity Program8/31/2016$487,303.66

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
Research/Planning (including Science)Subsidence Reversal/Carbon Sequestration  


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