DWR refurbished the first of three 95,000-pound radial gates that help reduce saltwater intrusion into the Suisun Marsh in Solano County.
As part of its ongoing commitment to address climate change, DWR has formed a new executive team that will provide science-based leadership to help build resiliency and equity in water management.
Within the State of California, Tribes and underrepresented communities face many challenges accessing clean, affordable water supplies such as groundwater – especially during droughts. The Department of Water Resources (DWR) is offering technical assistance services to Tribal and underrepresented communities to help address these challenges and su ...
Lake Oroville Community Update for September 23, 2022.
With temperatures rising and climate change increasing drought conditions in California, a project funded by DWR provided critical fire-fighting support to the Mariposa community by strengthening local water supply infrastructure as they battled one of the largest wildfires of 2022.
Lake Oroville Community Update for Sept. 16, 2022.
DWR recently received a project of the year award from the International Partnering Institute (IPI) for its successful collaboration and levee improvement work in the San Joaquin Valley.
Lake Oroville Community Update for September 9, 2022.
Lake Oroville Community Update for September 2, 2022.
As California faces an extreme heat wave over Labor Day Weekend, DWR is doing its part to support the statewide energy grid during extreme climate-driven events like heat waves or wildfires. It’s all part of a coordinated, statewide effort to keep lights on and air conditioners running for millions of Californians.