Divisions & Offices

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DWR's southern field headquarters in Pearblossom.

Please note: Due to ongoing public health and safety concerns, the California Department of Water Resources has decided to temporarily restrict public access to DWR’s regional offices. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you. Please check back here for updated information.


DWR is one of the seven departments that fall under the umbrella of the California Natural Resources Agency.
We have: 

  • Approximately 3,500 employees
  • 11 main divisions
  • 8 main offices
  • 5 field divisions (Oroville, Delta, San Luis, San Joaquin, Southern)
  • 4 regional offices (Southern, South Central, Northern, North Central)
  • More than 800 programs (branches, sections, offices, etc.)
To learn more about our work, structure, and goals, visit What We Do, Programs, Mission, and Organizational Chart, and read our Strategic Business Plan. 

Main Divisions & Offices