California is known for its variable climate. Climate change will only exacerbate this variability, so water managers are eyeing a way to capitalize on the extremes by harnessing flood waters and redirecting them into parched aquifers.
Join DWR at the California State Fair to discover ways to cut your outdoor water use through water-wise landscaping.
DWR requests review and comment from interested parties for the draft Flood-MAR Research and Data Development Framework. The comment period will be open until Thursday, September 20.
Celebrate this year’s Independence Day with a Fourth of July fireworks show over the Thermalito North Forebay in Oroville.
DWR recognizes the need to rehabilitate and modernize water and flood infrastructure in California. Floodwater for Managed Aquifer Recharge, or Flood-MAR, is an emerging water management strategy that can significantly improve water resources sustainability throughout the state.
DWR is pleased to announce a 15-day public comment period for the Statewide Flood Emergency Response Grant Program Round 3, Draft List of Awards.
The Department of Water Resources announces the opening of the public comment period for the Central Valley Tributary Program Draft Guidelines.
DWR and coordinating partner agencies released a progress report on the implementation of Assembly Bill 1755, the Open and Transparent Water Data Act.
The Delta Conveyance Design and Construction Authority (DCA) has been formed as a Joint Powers Authority by the participating public water agencies. It will be charged with final design and construction of WaterFix facilities, under the oversight of DWR.
Final permitting for WaterFix is on the horizon and implementation is imminent. To embark on this important next step, the Department of Water Resources (DWR) will adjust its organizational structure to ensure an efficient and effective construction program that protects the State's interests by managing risk and controlling costs.