The Bureau of Reclamation, Friant Water Authority, and California Department of Water Resources today celebrated the groundbreaking of a $187 million construction project to restore capacity in a 10-mile portion of the Friant-Kern Canal. The event marks the beginning of Phase 1 of a multi-phased construction project, known as the Friant-Kern Canal ...
DWR announced it is increasing the State Water Project allocation to 15 percent of requested supplies for 2022. Last month, due to low water levels, the Department announced that the initial allocation would cover only critical health and safety needs of the 29 water agencies that contract to receive State Water Project supplies.
The Department of Water Resources released the following statement from Director Karla Nemeth on the withdrawal of the Temporary Urgency Change Petition on January 19, 2022
DWR announced hydropower generation has resumed at the Hyatt Powerplant at Oroville Dam in Butte County.