California is immersed in a third year of drought, with January, February and March of 2022 experiencing the lowest precipitation on record. Weather whiplash of big storms followed by dry spells makes every drop of rain, every flake of snow, and every water molecule vital this year for families, farms, the environment and the economy.
Lake Oroville Community Update for April 15, 2022.
On April 8, DWR published the Bulletin 120 and Water Supply Index (WSI) forecast update. The Bulletin 120 is a key tool for water managers across the state to understand how the melting Sierra Nevada snowpack will reach streams, rivers and eventually California reservoirs. The forecast also has important legal impacts for water rights holders acros ...
Lake Oroville Community Update for April 8, 2022.
Lake Oroville Community Update for April 1, 2022.
Lake Oroville Community Update for March 25, 2022.
Lake Oroville Community Update for March 18, 2022
As California is gripped by a third year of dry conditions, sustainably managing our water systems and conserving water is more important than ever. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, on average, 14 percent of the water treated by water systems is lost to leaks; often caused by aging infrastructure and occasionally land subsiden ...
DWR environmental scientists – Morgan Battey, Vanessa Velasco, and Chelsea Palisoc – shared their diverse contributions to protecting the environment in a week-long Instagram takeover as part of Women in Science Week.
Lake Oroville Community Update for March 11, 2022.