William Gianelli, the Department of Water Resources’ (DWR’s) third Director, passed away at the age of 101 in Monterey, California on March 30. Known for being an engineering expert, water community leader, and champion of the State Water Project (SWP), Gianelli dedicated more than 30 years to public service in both state and federal government.
Lake Oroville Community Update for April 3, 2020.
Earlier this year, scientists from Department of Water Resources (DWR) and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) took a break from their daily monitoring and research activities and stepped into sixth, seventh, and eighth-grade classrooms at Riverview Middle School in Rio Vista.
DWR staff have gathered Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) from various divisions to donate to the UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento.
Lake Oroville Community Update for March 27, 2020.
Looking for fun and free activities to do with your kids at home? Check out the Department of Water Resources (DWR) education materials webpage for free educational activities.
DWR continues operations to maintain critical functions while modifying the way we work in the face of the coronavirus to protect our staff.
Lake Oroville Community Update for March 20, 2020.
The nature of the COVID-19 pandemic is rapidly evolving. As individuals, organizations and local governments are focusing their attention on the safety of their communities in response to this health emergency, DWR will be extending the scoping period for the Delta Conveyance Project by four weeks.
In California, groundwater is a precious resource that supports the health of our communities, the economy, and the environment.