The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) is pleased to announce a 45-day public comment period for the 2018 Proposition 1 - Round 1 IRWM Implementation Grant Draft Proposal Solicitation Package (PSP) and Draft Guidelines.
After this historic year of fires, it is more important than ever that Californians are aware of their flood risks if they live downhill of areas affected by wildfires.
The Sacramento Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) honored three DWR employees with individual awards for 2018: principal engineer Maurice Roos, supervising engineer Jesse Dillon, and engineer Amanda Ott.
The Sacramento Chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) honored Ted Craddock, DWR Assistant Deputy Director of the State Water Project, with the Outstanding Civil Engineer in the Public Sector for his work last year as project manager of the Oroville Emergency Recovery project.
DWR sponsored the 2018 statewide Tribal Water Summit in Sacramento on April 4-5 as part of its ongoing efforts to ensure that California water planning incorporates the concerns, needs, and issues of California Native American Tribes.
More than 20,000 visitors and residents joined in the festivities of Oroville’s annual Salmon Festival on September 22 to welcome Chinook salmon back to the Feather River.
DWR has proposed amendments to California Plumbing Code (CPC) sections dealing with plumbing design standards for recycled water.
Today DWR released a Benefit-Cost Analysis for California WaterFix by Dr. David Sunding, a professor of natural resource economics at UC Berkeley, that finds WaterFix could bring billions of dollars in benefits to Californians who obtain their water from participating State Water Project contractors.
DWR Director Karla Nemeth told a global audience of water experts and policymakers Thursday that the department has embraced a science-based approach to withstanding extreme weather changes in California while setting the groundwork for a more sustainable future.
DWR’s Lead Scientist Ted Sommer, whose decades of research into fish and ecology has influenced scientific policy and management in California, received a career achievement award Monday at the Bay-Delta Science Conference in Sacramento.