For anyone who enjoys the abundant recreation opportunities at Lake Oroville, a full reservoir is a welcome site after years of drought and lower-than-normal lake levels due to spillway reconstruction.
The Department of Water Resources (DWR) in partnership with the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation and in coordination with California Department of Fish and Wildlife has begun launching a new, first-of-its kind structure for California that aims to address a long-standing conflict between infrastructure and ecosystems.
The California Department of Water Resources announced the opening of the 45-day public comment period for the Draft Proposition 68 2019 Sustainable Groundwater Management Grant Program Guidelines and the Planning – Round 3 Proposal Solicitation Package (PSP).
DWR released the final Guidelines and Proposal Solicitation Package (PSP) for the Integrated Regional Water Management (IRWM) Implementation Grant Program.
Jump-start a career in the hydroelectric industry and apply for DWR’s paid apprenticeship program, which combines supervised on-the-job training, classroom and hands-on-learning, and home study.
DWR released the first round of projects to be awarded grant funding by the Water Desalination Grant Program as part of the Continuous Application Process (CAP1).
The Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta is the largest estuary on the West Coast. It’s a maze of floodplains, rich farmlands, and leveed waterways that helps provide freshwater to 27 million Californians.
Water planners and stakeholders from across the state convened in West Sacramento recently for the Department of Water Resources’ Groundwater Sustainability Agency (GSA) Forum to share experiences and ideas as they implement the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA).
Groundwater may be out of sight, but it doesn’t have to be out of mind. Groundwater provides 30 to 60 percent of the state’s water supply and is an important drought buffer.
If you’re like most Californians, you turn on the faucet and probably don’t think about where your water comes from.