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California Department of Water Resources Director Karla Nemeth and California Department of Fish and Wildlife Director Charlton H. Bonham issued the following statement regarding voluntary agreements outlined in conjunction with the State Water Resources Control Board’s hearing on the Bay-Delta Water Quality Control Plan update.

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Groundwater recharge ponds

The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) has announced draft decisions for groundwater basin boundary modification requests submitted by local agencies as part of the implementation of the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA). Basins boundaries were previously updated in 2016.

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California State Parks and the Department of Water Resources announced the reopening of certain day-use areas and facilities at Lake Oroville State Recreation Area. The North and South Forebay day-use areas, aquatic center and visitor center are now open.

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An aerial view of Bidwell Bar Bridge at Lake Oroville.

There is no threat to Oroville Dam. The Department of Water Resources (DWR) is taking precautionary measures detailed below to ensure the safety of other water infrastructure including power plants and power lines.

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The Department of Water Resources (DWR) announced it has met its goal of completely reconstructing the main spillway at Oroville Dam by Nov. 1 to be prepared for the upcoming winter. The newly constructed spillway is now built to its original design capacity of 270,000 cubic feet per second.

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Flood After Fire News Conference Santa Barbara October 2018

The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) urges Californians to be proactive and prepare for flooding before the winter storm season begins November 1.

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The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) completed a major riparian restoration project and opened three miles of a multi-use trail near the east end of Lake Perris in Riverside County. The biking and hiking trail had been closed since September while work on a 49.3-acre restoration project was underway.

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