After salmon spawn, or reproduce, it marks the end of their lifecycle. For DWR, it marks an important time for dissecting and studying salmon carcasses to learn about the species’ population and assess their numbers in the Feather River.
To adapt to intensifying extremes, federal, state, and local governments must be proactive in analyzing how climate change may impact California’s natural resources – as well as people and property. In a step to toward that goal, DWR released “Moving to Action”, a call for essential partnerships, planning, and collaboration with state, federal, and ...
Lake Oroville Community Update for November 20, 2020.
In the third episode in the Delta Conveyance Deep Dive video series, we asked DWR climate change experts to explain the ways in which the Delta Conveyance Project addresses the challenges of a warming climate.
Lake Oroville Community Update for November 13, 2020.
Lake Oroville Community Update for November 6, 2020.
DWR presented Climate Science Service Awards to four early-career scientists with the University of San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography at this year’s Winter Outlook Workshop.
DWR has moved one step closer to starting construction on the Delta’s largest multi-benefit tidal restoration and flood improvement project – Lookout Slough.
By experimenting with how salty ocean water mixes with fresh water within the Suisun Marsh, the Department of Water Resources (DWR) has found a way to improve habitat conditions for endangered delta smelt within the upper San Francisco Estuary.
Face coverings have become vital to our public health during the COVID-19 pandemic. When DWR employee Linda Slavik learned of the overwhelming need for face masks, she took it upon herself to make themed masks and donate them to those that needed them most.