When a magnitude 4.2 earthquake struck near Isleton in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta on October 18, it was a reminder of the threat posed to critical State Water Project infrastructure by seismic activity.
As part of ongoing efforts to invest in water resilience programs in communities across California, DWR celebrated a $7.9 million grant awarded to the Yolo Subbasin Groundwater Agency to support groundwater recharge, sustainability planning, and water management.
Lake Oroville Community Update for November 17, 2023.
Lake Oroville Community Update for November 9, 2023.
The Department of Water Resources (DWR) joined local and state officials on October 30 to celebrate more than $15 million awarded to help support groundwater-reliant communities in Sonoma County.
Lake Oroville Community Update for November 3, 2023
Lake Oroville Community Update for October 27, 2023
Lake Oroville Community Update for October 20, 2023
As climate extremes continue to challenge water management, the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) is working with partners across the state to implement floodplain restoration projects that provide flood protection to communities and benefits for endangered species and natural habitat.
As California welcomes the start of a new water year, the Department of Water Resources joined local officials and the Los Angeles Department of Power and Water to celebrate two projects that will build climate resiliency in underserved communities and diversify water supplies in the region.