As California faces an extreme heat wave over Labor Day Weekend, DWR is doing its part to support the statewide energy grid during extreme climate-driven events like heat waves or wildfires. It’s all part of a coordinated, statewide effort to keep lights on and air conditioners running for millions of Californians.
Lake Oroville Community Update for Aug. 26, 2022.
Lake Oroville Community Update for August 19, 2022.
As climate change continues to cause greater weather extremes and impact water resources statewide, it is important that we reduce our carbon footprint. In recognition of the State’s ongoing efforts, The Climate Registry has awarded DWR All-Star certification in reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
Lake Oroville Community Update for August 12, 2022.
Lake Oroville Community Update for August 5, 2022.
On a small scale, aquifers — subsurface natural basins — have been recharged with flood waters from extreme storms for decades. . Now, a new DWR assessment shows how Flood Managed Aquifer Recharge, or Flood-MAR, can help reduce flood risk and boost groundwater supplies across large areas of land.
From June 23 to July 14, 2022, DWR and partners celebrated four multi-benefit restoration projects taking place in California’s Central Valley including the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta (Delta), Suisun Marsh, and Yolo Bypass region.
Lake Oroville Community Update for July 29, 2022.
Nearly eight years ago, during our last severe drought in 2014, the California Legislature took bold action to enact landmark groundwater legislation known as the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA). Less than a decade later, the West is experiencing continued historic drought impacts that have researchers claiming this to be the most gri ...