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Dean Messer, Chief

3500 Industrial Blvd.
West Sacramento, CA 95691
(916) 376-9699

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 942836
Sacramento, CA 94236-0001




News / Announcements:


Restoration Actions in the Yolo Bypass

DWR has released the Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report for the Yolo Bypass Salmonid Habitat Restoration and Fish Passage Project.

Public meetings will be held on January 17 and 18, 2018. Comments must be received by Feb. 15, 2018.  more...


Sentinel Commisioning Ceremony

A ceremony was held in Old Sacramento on December 19th to commission the Department’s newest state-of-the-art research vessel. Director Mark Cowin dedicated the R/V Sentinel in memory of DWR’s Chief Deputy Director Laura King Moon who passed away in 2015. The vessel will play a critical role in monitoring and research in the San Francisco Estuary and Delta to better understand estuarine processes, and to document compliance with State Water Resources Control Board Water Right Decision D-1641.   

Click here for more informationThe following link has more photos and information on the ceremony and on the R/V Sentinel: more...