Despite moderate January precipitation in the Sierra Nevada after an historically dry December, the February 1 DWR manual snow survey at Phillips Station found little snowpack.
DWR today announced a statewide increase in water allocations.
Today the Department of Water Resources (DWR) provided an update on costs and construction activities for the Lake Oroville Spillways Emergency Recovery Project.
The Department of Water Resources (DWR) will hold a public meeting on Feb. 5 to present draft funding recommendations for the Water Desalination Grant Program, Round 4.
After the first heavy rains of 2018 caused flooding and debris flows in Southern California, destroying nearly 100 homes, closing major highways and killing 20 people, officials continue to be concerned about how more rains will impact communities in and near burn scars across the state.
Today, the Independent Forensic Team (IFT) released additional findings from its review of the February 2017 Lake Oroville Spillways incident. The report builds on the IFT’s interim memo from September 2017 that identified physical causes of the incident. While DWR is in the process of fully reviewing this lengthy report, the Department intends to ...
Today's Department of Water Resources (DWR) manual snow survey east of Sacramento in the Sierra Nevada found little snowpack, which was predictable after a dry December throughout California.
The California Department of Water Resources and federal Bureau of Reclamation took steps toward improving fish passage and rearing habitat in the Yolo Bypass today with the release of the draft environmental document for the proposed Yolo Bypass Salmonid Habitat Restoration and Fish Passage Project in Yolo and Sutter counties.
Construction activities continue on the Lake Oroville Spillways Emergency Recovery Project.
The Bureau of Reclamation and the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) today released a beta version of an updated water resources and water supply reliability planning tool for review and comment.