Urban Streams Restoration Program

Since 1985, the Urban Streams Restoration Program provided more than 270 grants in accordance with California Water Code Section 7048, ranging from $1,000 to $1 million to communities throughout California. This USRP table (PDF) lists all projects funded partially or completely by our program from 1986 to 2016.


The projects have included:

  • Stream cleanups
  • Bank stabilization projects
  • Revegetation efforts
  • Recontouring of channels to improve floodplain function
  • Occasional acquisition of strategic floodplain properties or easements


We continue to actively manage projects from the 2008 and 2014 grant cycles. For completed projects, view the summaries of completed projects for these grant cycles. For active projects, view the project summaries below which are categorized by IRWM Regions.


Through the Riverine Stewardship Program, and in conjunction with the San Joaquin Fish Population Enhancement Program, we will fund planning and implementation projects for that restore streams, creeks, and rivers to enhance the environment for fish, wildlife, and people.


Visit the USRP’s Grants Page to learn about our services or contact us. Learn more about the current solicitation on the Riverine Stewardship Program – Grants webpage.


Northern Region

North Central Region

South Central Region

Southern Region