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Bill Croyle

William Croyle, Acting Director
Department of Water Resources

William Croyle was appointed Acting Director for the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) by Governor Edmund G Brown Jr., effective January 1, 2017. Prior to his appointment, William served as Deputy Director for Statewide Emergency Preparedness and Security at the Department.

William’s nine years with DWR also include serving as the Department’s Drought Emergency Operations Manager, representing the Department on Governor Brown’s Interagency Drought Task Force and various other drought task forces and work groups. He also oversaw the Department’s Drought Management Operations Team. William served as the Department Emergency Program Manager and spent more than six years as Chief of Flood Operations. He also worked more than 23 years for the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board in Sacramento, where he served in a variety of capacities.

William is a registered professional engineer and received a B.S. in Civil Engineering from California State University, Sacramento.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:
California Department of Water Resources
P.O. Box 942836, Room 1115-1
Sacramento, CA 94236-0001

Street Address:
1416 9th Street, Room 1115-1
Sacramento, CA 95814

Janiene Friend, Executive Assistant
Telephone: (916) 653-7007
E-Mail Address:
Mailing Address: Same as above