DWR Updates

McCormack-Williamson Tract aerial view

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.

DWR Director Karla Nemeth

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.

Expansion Pond, White Slough Water Pollution Control Facility, Lodi

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.

Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta

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.