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Phone: (916) 653-6192
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Full-Resolution Footage for Media
Video footage of Northern California reservoirs is currently available for public use at DWR's ftp site. To obtain high definition and standard definition footage, log on to with ftp client software. Type "anonymous" in the host field. At the site, scroll to and open the "PAO Video Downloads" folder. Here, there will be folders containing HD footage and SD footage. Below are Windows Media Video samples of the variety of shots available for download. If needed, other water related video can be made available upon request.

stock footage category Stock Footage Video -- A sample of drought-related video(s) and Public Service Announcements concerning California's Drought.
educational category Educational Video -- A collection of video(s) about various aspects of California's waterways.
general category General DWR Video -- Video(s) profiling general aspects, important members and key leaders of the Department of Water Resources.