45-Day public comment period opens for the Regional Flood Management Program Draft Guidelines


The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) is pleased to announce a 45-day public comment period for the Regional Flood Management Program (RFMP) Draft Guidelines (PDF)  RFMP will  provide funding to California local public agencies willing to coordinate and collaborate with other interested parties and stakeholders in their region to pursue local funding mechanisms and regional consolidation. These agencies will also, as appropriate, implement programs, studies, and activities in support of their previously completed Regional Plans that are consistent with the 2017 Central Valley Flood Protection Plan (CVFPP) Update and future updates of the CVFPP.  

Following the close of the public comment period and review of public comments, the Final Guidelines will be released and three online public workshops will be held in December 2021.

Comment Period

The 45-day public comment period began on October 19, 2021, and it will close at 5 p.m. on Friday, December 3, 2021. Please submit your comments on the draft guidelines via email to Aaron Wu at Aaron.Wu@water.ca.gov or mail them to: 

California Department of Water Resources
Attention: Aaron Wu
3464 El Camino Avenue, Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95821