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.
The Department of Water Resources (DWR), along with state and local partners, today celebrated the groundbreaking of the Delta’s largest tidal wetlands restoration project. The Dutch Slough Tidal Restoration Project will re-establish a rich ecological network that will boost survival rates of endangered fish and wildlife while also protecting neigh ...
The Department of Water Resources (DWR) today removed a caution advisory that had been in effect since August 17 at Pyramid Lake in Los Angeles County. Water contact is allowed, but all recreational users should always avoid contact with blue-green algae.
A new water year begins Oct. 1 and Californians will be eyeing the weather forecasts to see what kind of year it will be. Despite below-average precipitation in water year 2018, most California reservoirs are storing near- or above-average levels of water heading into the 2019 water year.
DWR provided an update on construction activities for the Oroville Spillways Emergency Recovery Project.
DWR released a Benefit-Cost Analysis for California WaterFix by Dr. David Sunding, a professor of natural resource economics at UC Berkeley, that finds WaterFix could bring billions of dollars in benefits to Californians who obtain their water from participating State Water Project (SWP) contractors.
With the Global Climate Action Summit underway in San Francisco, the Department of Water Resources (DWR) announced its commitment to cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 60 percent or more below 1990 levels.
The Department of Water Resources (DWR) lowered a warning advisory that had been in effect since August 23 at San Luis Reservoir in Merced County. Water contact is now allowed, but DWR urges all recreational users to exercise caution and avoid direct contact with blue-green algae.
The Department of Water Resources (DWR) provided an update on construction activities and estimated costs for the Oroville Spillways Emergency Recovery Project.
The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) Division of Safety of Dams (DSOD) today released updated information on the 1,246 dams under the state’s jurisdiction, listing each dam’s downstream hazard classification, condition assessment, and reservoir restriction status.