The Coachella Valley will see $5.2 million from the state for drought-related projects.
The money is from the California Department of Water Resources.
It’s part of approximately $221 million awarded statewide for 27 proposals.
The money will be used in meeting long-term water needs such as conservation and recycled water programs.
They reduce groundwater use and provide drought relief.
Grant money will also will help address water-related issues that impact disadvantaged communities.