Abandoned Watercraft Abatement Fund

Abandoned Watercraft Abatement Fund

Program Name: Abandoned Watercraft Abatement Fund

Resource Type: State

State: California, Pacific Coast

Agency: Program Source: Grant

Description: Boats that are abandoned in the waterways can pose a hazard to navigation and to the environment. As part of its commitment to provide clean, safe and enjoyable recreational boating on California’s waterways, DBW administers a grant program to assist local agencies in removing abandoned vessels from the waterways. DBW also recently released a report on recommendations for reducing the number of boats abandoned in California.

Website: http://www.dbw.ca.gov/Funding/AWAF.aspx