DWR today announced the official launch of the new Be Well Prepared program that provides information and resources to help well owners, well users, and local agencies be ready for impacts of climate-driven weather extremes on groundwater supplies and drinking water wells.
State funding will help communities implement groundwater recharge, flood management, water conservation, and water supply reliability projects.
Operating these pumps to divert water for the next four months could capture upwards of 55,000 acre-feet in spring runoff, alleviating flood impacts to communities and bolstering the amount of water stored underground.
DWR today conducted the fifth snow survey of the season at Phillips Station.
DWR announced today the approval of groundwater sustainability plans for 12 non-critically overdrafted groundwater basins located across California.
DWR announced another increase in the forecasted State Water Project (SWP) deliveries to 100%, up from 75% announced in March and the first 100% allocation since 2006.
With California adapting to intense shifts between extreme wet and dry weather, DWR announced three projects that will receive support from DWR’s Water Desalination Grant Program, and an additional six projects that will receive funds through a partnership with the National Alliance for Water Innovation to advance desalination implementation and re ...
DWR today expedited $17 million in funding from its Urban Community Drought Relief Program to two underrepresented communities to support consolidation of 10 water systems and address water quality issues.
With this season’s statewide snowpack at 237% of average as of April 3, California State Parks’ Division of Boating and Waterways, the Department of Water Resources and the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection are urging the public to take extra precautions and to be aware of cold-water dangers this spring to avoid a tragedy.