Delta Drought Response Pilot Program
Awarded Grants

To inquire about the status of a project, please submit a written request specifying the project(s) of interest to contact@deltaconservancy.ca.gov.

Grant #GranteeAmount AwardedCountyAcresProject Type
DDRPP04Deadhorse LP$167,400Sacramento186Deferred Drainage and Unirrigated Crop Substitution
DDRPP07J.H. Johnson & Sons, Inc.$107,100Sacramento119Eliminate Irrigation and Optimize Soil Cover
DDRPP08/09Joe Sanchez Farms, Inc.$226,800Sacramento252Eliminate Irrigation of Alfalfa, and Rye Grass Hay and Pasture
DDRPP10Mello Locke Ranch$161,244Sacramento179.16Eliminate Irrigation of Alfalfa
DDRPP11Jackson Land & Cattle, LP$292,500Contra Costa325Eliminate Irrigation and Optimize Soil Cover
DDRPP12Ryan Katsuki$274,725Sacramento305.25Forego Corn Crop and Discontinue Irrigation of Triticale
DDRPP13Aaron Beaver$179,100Sacramento199Eliminate Irrigation and Optimize Soil Cover
DDRPP14Ross Rasmussen$405,000Solano450Discontinue Irrigation of Pasture
DDRPP15Knob Hill Mines, Inc. dba Hastings Island Land Company$337,500Solano375Install Drip Irrigation and Safflower
DDRPP17Jaques Brothers Farming Co.$147,600San Joaquin164Single Mid-summer Irrigation of Mature Alfalfa
DDRPP22Jaques Brothers Farming Co.$180,000San Joaquin200Forego a Second Carrot Crop; Manage Prior Crop Residue
DDRPP25Hubert Denis VanDeMaele$317,700Sacramento353Eliminate Irrigation in Fields and Optimize for Dryland Barley and Corn
DDRPP26KC Farming LLC$400,500Solano445Eliminate Irrigation and Optimize Soil Cover
DDRPP28Anna Solari$243,000San Joaquin270Severely Limit or Withhold Surface Irrigation; Maintain Ground Cover
DDRPP31Coleman M. Foley, Jr.$405,000San Joaquin450Forgo Corn Planting and Maintain Healthy Soil Cover
DDRPP33Mike Stokes Farming LLC$90,900San Joaquin101Eliminate Irrigation and Optimize Soil Cover
DDRPP34D&L Farms, Inc.$450,000San Joaquin500Reducing Irrigation Using Different Crops
DDRPP35/41Steven Dinelli$343,638Sacramento and San Joaquin381.82Eliminate Irrigation of Grain Corn and Optimize for Dryland Grain Corn Crops
DDRPP37Dennis Katsuki/DK Ag$323,100Sacramento359Forego Irrigation of 162 Acres of Triticale, and 197 Acres of Barley
DDRPP39Richard Carli$179,190Sacramento199.1Forgo Corn Planting and Maintain Healthy Soil Cover
DDRPP40Zuckerman Family Farms$450,000San Joaquin500Forego Planting Corn on 500 acres, Plant Non-irrigated Small Grains
(Triticale and Barely)
DDRPP42Doug Chan Farms$432,900Sacramento481Eliminate Irrigation and Optimize Soil Cover
DDRPP44Tyler II TIC$214,200Sacramento238Eliminate Irrigation and Plant Dryland Safflower
DDRPP45Anthony Borba$94,500Sacramento105Eliminate Irrigation and Optimize Soil Cover
DDRPP46Wallace Chan Farms, Inc.$159,300Sacramento177Eliminate Irrigation and Plant Dryland Safflower
DDRPP47John C. Backer$119,700Sacramento133Eliminate Irrigation and Optimize Soil Cover
DDRPP48Vincent Chavier$255,600Sacramento284Forgo Corn Planting and Maintain Healthy Soil Cover
DDRPP49Del Carlo Farms, Inc.$214,200San Joaquin238Forego Planting Tomatoes, Plant Non-Irrigated Safflower
DDRPP51Louis Biagioni$157,500Sacramento175Eliminate Irrigation and Optimize Soil Cover
DDRPP52Bruce Gornto$180,000Sacramento200Forgo Irrigation of Existing Alfalfa and Plant Wheat
DDRPP57Frank D. Mills$254,700San Joaquin283Eliminate Irrigation and Optimize Soil Cover
DDRPP59Dutra Hay & Grain$112,500Yolo125Forgo Irrigation on Existing Alfalfa
DDRPP60Rivercrest Nut Co. LP$90,000San Joaquin100Eliminate Irrigation and Optimize Soil Cover
Map shows the locations of acreage (red) enrolled in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Conservancy’s Delta Drought Response Pilot Program within the Legal Delta and Suisun Marsh. Major waterways such as the Suisun Bay, Sacramento River, and San Joaquin River are shown in blue. The Delta Conservancy’s service area is the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and Suisun Marsh in Northern California. This area contains parts of Yolo County, Solano County, Sacramento County, San Joaquin County, Contra Costa County, and Alameda County. The Delta Conservancy has two DDRPP projects in Yolo County, two DDRPP project areas in Solano County, 18 DDRPP project areas in Sacramento County, 13 confirmed DDRPP project areas in San Joaquin County, and one DDRPP project in Contra Costa County.
Map shows the locations of acreage (red) enrolled in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Conservancy’s Delta Drought Response Pilot Program within the Legal Delta and Suisun Marsh. Major waterways such as the Suisun Bay, Sacramento River, and San Joaquin River are shown in blue. The Delta Conservancy’s service area is the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and Suisun Marsh in Northern California. This area contains parts of Yolo County, Solano County, Sacramento County, San Joaquin County, Contra Costa County, and Alameda County. The Delta Conservancy has two DDRPP projects in Yolo County, two DDRPP project areas in Solano County, 18 DDRPP project areas in Sacramento County, 13 confirmed DDRPP project areas in San Joaquin County, and one DDRPP project in Contra Costa County.