DWR Updates

DWR geologists measure groundwater levels at designated monitoring wells in Yolo County

This month, California’s efforts toward improving the management of our state’s critical groundwater supply is taking an important step forward. DWR is releasing the determinations and written assessments for dozens of plans submitted for review in 2020.

A cabin in the Sierra Nevada near Phillips Station where the first snow survey of the season took place December 30, 2021.

Most Californians have been experiencing a very wet holiday season. December storms have brought significant rain and record-breaking snow, sending water into our parched state reservoirs and adding to our Sierra Nevada snowpack, which is running well above average for this time in the season.