As part of its ongoing commitment to restore Delta ecosystems and habitat, DWR recently took a significant step in launching a 3,000-acre multi-benefit tidal wetlands restoration project in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.
Located just south of the confluence of the Cosumnes and Mokelumne Rivers, the McCormack-Williamson Tract is a north Delta island with a long history of flooding. In 2018, DWR and its partners broke ground on a restoration project at the site, nearly a decade in the making.
One of the oldest and most common practices for improving native fish habitat is planting trees on the banks of rivers and streams. That is why DWR has teamed up with the non-profit River Partners to re-vegetate the Central Valley’s largest riparian corridor.
California’s State Water Project and federal Central Valley Project span several northern watersheds, converging in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, where their pumping stations operate a stone’s throw away from one another.
The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) is pleased to announce a 30-day public comment period for the California Water Plan Update 2018 Public Review Draft (PRD).
The City of Lodi is expanding its water pollution control facility along the Delta with the help from $4.6 million in grant funding from voter-approved Proposition 84 and the Department of Water Resources.
The Flood Maintenance Assistance Program (FMAP) is a new program that provides State funds for eligible maintenance activities to Local Maintaining Agencies (LMAs) and Maintenance Areas (MAs).
DWR recently broke ground on the Dutch Slough Tidal Restoration Project, the largest tidal wetlands restoration project in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta to date.
The Central Valley Tributaries Program is soliciting grant proposals for multi-benefit flood risk reduction projects.
On December 12, 2018, DWR and CDFW Directors Nemeth and Bonham respectively, presented progress on the voluntary agreements to the SWRCB as an alternative to the Board’s staff proposal requiring unimpaired river flows under the Bay Delta Water Quality Control Plan.