DWR Updates

Crews install a groundwater monitoring well in the Sierra Valley groundwater basin as part of DWRs assistance in the implementation of the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act.

The Department of Water Resources (DWR) and the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) are hosting educational workshops in January to assist local Groundwater Sustainability Agencies (GSAs) submitting Groundwater Sustainability Plans (GSPs) for DWR evaluation.

Crews install piezometers on the gated spilway for the Pyramid Dam Modernization project in Los Angeles County, California.

The Department of Water Resources (DWR) is moving forward with the modernization of State Water Project (SWP) facilities across the state to reduce seismic and hydrologic risks. Several projects kicked off in 2019 across California.

Headshot of Sean de Guzman

Sean de Guzman is the manager of the Snow Surveys and Water Supply Forecasting section. We sat down with him to get his take on DWR’s annual snow surveys and how the information gathered impacts water management in California.