DWR Updates

Central Valley agriculture landscape

DWR has released the draft funding awards for the Proposition 84 San Joaquin River Water Quality Grants. Three projects are recommended for funding to receive a total of $36.6 million of available funds.

An atmospheric river observation is on-site at the Bodega Marine Laboratory in Bodega Bay, California.

We’re hearing this question frequently, and it’s not surprising given California’s dry winter to date. We’d like to know the answer, too. The National Weather Service’s routine forecasts can only look out about two weeks ahead, and beyond that, there is little reliable skill in predicting precipitation for California.

The Sacramento and Feather Rivers

Today, DWR debuts a new digital look. Our website redesign is but one of many changes that the department is and has been undergoing. In order to meet the evolving challenges we face managing California’s precious water resources, change is essential.