Four temporary mobile emergency power generating units totaling 120 megawatts (MW) deployed by the Department of Water Resources (DWR) are online and ready to support California's energy grid in times of extreme stress on the grid.
DWR announced its second and third round of funding commitments, totaling $28 million, to 15 communities as part of its Small Community Drought Relief program.
Pyramid Lake and Los Alamos Campground in Los Angeles County reopen Sept. 23 to the public following a temporary closure per a United States Forest Service order to ensure public safety due to widespread wildfires in California. Due to the presence of harmful blue-green algae at Pyramid Lake, the Department of Water Resources urges everyone to avoi ...
The Department of Water Resources and the State Water Resources Control Board have developed draft groundwater management principles and strategies to better anticipate and minimize the impacts of drought on drinking water wells.
DWR urges people to avoid physical contact with water at San Luis Reservoir in Merced County until further notice due to the presence of blue-green algae. People should also avoid eating fish or shellfish from the lake.
DWR is urging the public to avoid contact with water at Silverwood Lake in San Bernardino County until further notice due to blue-green algae (cyanobacteria).