Following the driest three-month stretch in the state’s recorded history and with warmer months ahead, DWR announced its seventh round of grant awards for local assistance through the Small Community Drought Relief program.
DWR released the public draft of the 2022 Update to the Central Valley Flood Protection Plan (CVFPP). The plan is California's strategic framework for reducing flood risk in the Central Valley, which has among the highest flood risk in the nation.
DWR signed an agreement to award $3.3 million in funding to the San Luis and Delta-Mendota Water Authority to repair segments of the Delta-Mendota Canal (DMC) in the San Joaquin Valley that have been damaged by land subsidence.
DWR conducted the fourth snow survey of the season at Phillips Station. Following three straight months of record dry conditions, the manual survey recorded just 2.5 inches of snow depth and a snow water equivalent of one inch, which is four percent of average for this location for April 1.