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Stormwater Resource Plan for the Santa Ana River Watershed Region

The Integrated Stormwater Resource Plan (SWRP) is a regional, watershed-based plan intended to improve the management of stormwater resources in Riverside County.

The Stormwater Resource Plan

Riverside County Flood Control & Water Conservation District (District) is developing a Stormwater Resource Plan (SWRP) for the Riverside County portion of the Santa Ana River Watershed.

The SWRP development process includes involvement from various stakeholders. The SWRP process is currently in its infancy and when finalized, will be submitted to the State Water Resources Control Board for concurrence review and to the Santa Ana Watershed Project Authority for inclusion in the One Water One Watershed (OWOW) IRWM Plan.

SAR SWRP Planning Area
SAR SWRP Planning Area

What is an SWRP?

An SWRP is a watershed-based plan that identifies and prioritizes projects to best manage the risks and opportunities provided by stormwater runoff.

Do I need to have my project added to the SWRP to receive grant funding?

Project sponsors that wish to receive State grants for stormwater and dry weather runoff capture projects must have the projects included in the watershed’s SWRP, per Senate Bill (SB) 985, the Stormwater Resources Planning Act.

Who can apply?

Public agencies, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations, public entities, federally recognized Indian tribes, State Indian tribes listed on the Native American Heritage Commission’s Tribal Consultation List, or mutual water companies can add projects to the SWRP and apply for State grant funding.


How can I participate?

The SWRP encourages collaboration between public agencies, non-governmental organizations, and the public by creating a common framework for identifying and prioritizing multi-beneficial stormwater and dry weather runoff projects. 

There will be virtual information sessions taking place for those interested in a stormwater and/or a dry weather runoff capture project.

Click the links in the table below for materials related to each meeting.

Meeting DateAgendaPPT Slides
January 19, 2022Click HereClick Here
February 16, 2022 from 2:00-3:00pmClick Here*Coming Soon
May 4, 2022 from 2:00-3:00pm*Coming Soon*Coming Soon

There will also be a call for projects coming very soon. Please stay tuned.

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SWRP Documents and Projects

The SWRP encourages collaboration between public agencies, non-governmental organizations, and the public by creating a common framework for identifying and prioritizing multi-beneficial stormwater and dry weather runoff projects. 

There will be virtual information sessions taking place for those interested in a stormwater and/or a dry weather runoff capture project.

  • Project Request Form is forthcoming.
  • Final Stormwater Resource Plan is forthcoming.
  • List of Projects is forthcoming.
    • Project 01
    • Project 02
    • Project 03

Who can I contact for more information?

If you have any questions, please contact Andrea Macias with the District at almacias@rivco.org

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