On May 17, 2019, DWR urged people to avoid physical contact with the water at Moreno Beach at Lake Perris in Riverside County until further notice and avoid eating fish from the lake due to presence of blue-green algae.
The Department of Water Resources (DWR) and California State Parks announced that the Thermalito Diversion Pool Day Use Area, located along Burma Road, will reopen to the public on Friday, May 3.
DWR today conducted the fifth and final Phillips Station snow survey of 2019. The manual survey recorded 47 inches of snow depth and a snow water equivalent (SWE) of 27.5 inches, which is 188 percent of average for this location.
The Department of Water Resources (DWR) is taking formal steps to withdraw proposed permits for the WaterFix project and begin a renewed environmental review and planning process for a smaller, single tunnel project that will protect a critical source of water supplies for California.