On June 1, 2019, the water level at Lake Perris was 1585.76 feet with a reservoir storage of 121,745 acre-feet. The artificial lake is the southern terminus of the California State Water Project, located in Riverside County. Photo taken June 1, 2019.

Today, DWR urges people to avoid physical contact with water at Lake Perris’ Moreno Beach in Riverside County until further notice due to the presence of blue-green algae.

From left, homeowners Leonicio Ramirez and his daughter Tania Ramirez are the first residents to receive water through a water distribution system in East Porterville, Calif.  on August 19, 2016.

In drought-stricken communities, drinking water wells are going dry because groundwater is being pumped faster than it can be replenished. To further protect clean drinking water, the Department of Water Resources (DWR) in coordination with the Department of Food and Agriculture has developed the LandFlex Program to support groundwater sustainabili ...




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