Managing & Protecting California’s Water Resources
The Department of Water Resources (DWR) is responsible for managing and protecting California’s water resources. DWR works with other agencies to benefit the State’s people and to protect, restore and enhance the natural and human environments.

Reoperation of Oroville Flood Control Spillway
Reoperation of the Oroville flood control spillway began Friday, April 14, at 9:00 a.m. The outflow from the spillway is 35,000 cubic feet per second and will continue for approximately 14 days. The flood control spillway was last used March 27, 2017.

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