Emergency Contacts

State Water Project – Report incidents and emergencies related to SWP facilities to (916) 574-2714.

Flood Operations Center – Report flood incidents or obtain river forecasts, general water conditions, and flood information to (800) 952-5530.

Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (State Warning Center) Report incidents and emergencies related to hazardous materials or spills to (916) 845-8911.


Street Address
California Department of Water Resources
1416 9th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814


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

(916) 653-5791

Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
We're closed on
state holidays

See Regional Offices and Field Divisions for contact information.

News Inquiries

The Public Affairs Office is the primary point of contact for news media, organizations, and the general public seeking information about our programs.

You can contact the Department of Water Resources Public Affairs Office at (916) 653-6192 or email media@water.ca.gov

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Public Records Act Requests

To obtain records, submit your request to the Public Records Request Portal. If you have any questions, you may contact the Public Records Request Coordinator at (916) 653-7755.

For other record questions or concerns, contact the Chief, Records and Content Management, at (916) 653-9313.