DWR took another step in its ambitious efforts to reduce climate change impacts by replacing an old electricity-generating turbine with a new, energy efficient model at the Ronald B. Robie Thermalito Pumping-Generating Powerplant in Butte County that will help the Department achieve its goal of using 100 percent zero-emission resources by 2045.
Lake Oroville Community Update for March 19, 2021.
Kathryn Mallon is an exceptionally talented and competent engineer. She has served the Delta Conveyance Design and Construction Authority (DCA) and the Delta Conveyance Project with creativity, efficiency and enthusiasm in a time of critical importance.
Oroville Update for March 12, 2021.
“You never know the worth of water till the well runs dry,” warns an old English proverb. Fortunately for Californians, the State recognized several years ago that groundwater, which is accessed by wells, is a valuable resource that must be protected. Groundwater supports families, farms, communities, jobs, and the economy.
Lake Oroville Community Update for March 5, 2021.
Native fish, including smelt and salmon, in the southern Yolo Bypass in Yolo County have new sources of food and shelter thanks to a project that successfully restored more than 1,600 acres of former cattle pasture.
Lake Oroville Community Update for February 26, 2021.
California’s hydrologic conditions remain dry as February draws to a close.
DWR is working to reduce flood risks for more than a half million people in the Sacramento region as part of the first multi-benefit flood management and habitat project under the Central Valley Flood Protection Plan.