SF Bay Water Quality Improvement Fund
EPA manages a competitive grant program to support projects to protect and restore San Francisco Bay. This grant program, known as the San Francisco Bay Water Quality Improvement Fund (SFBWQIF) began in 2008. The SFBWQIF has invested over $44 million in 61 projects through 36 grant awards. These projects include over 70 partners who are contributing an additional $153 million to restore wetlands and watersheds, and reduce polluted runoff.
Since 2008, EPA has partnered with organizations across the nine Bay Area counties through the SFBWQIF, restoring streams, wetlands, and water quality from the Napa River in the North Bay to the salt ponds in the South Bay.
EPA is sharing this progress report as part of our continued effort to provide smart investments in protecting and restoring SF Bay and its watersheds. In this report, you'll find a summary of the grants, recipients, and results of our regional partnerships. We hope you find this assessment useful.
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- Baylands Ecosystem Habitat Goals Project: Climate Change Update
- San Francisco Estuary Partnership
- The Bay Institute
- San Francisco Estuary Institute
- EPA Region 9 Low Impact Development (LID) website
- San Francisco Bay Fish Advisory Video
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