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Today, DWR sent a memo to the local public water agencies participating in the development and construction of California WaterFix and issued the following statement from DWR Director Karla Nemeth.
Today, a partnership of state and local agencies, working to help homeowners affected by California’s multi-year drought, finished connecting 755 homes to a safe, reliable, permanent water supply.
DWR today announced $85.8 million in grants for groundwater sustainability projects that directly benefit severely disadvantaged communities, and for local agency development of Groundwater Sustainability Plans (GSPs).
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 ...