With swings between extreme weather patterns becoming more intense, DWR is proactively collaborating with local communities and interagency partners to strengthen drought resilience and better prepare for future dry conditions.
DWR today announced a significant boost in the forecasted State Water Project (SWP) deliveries this year due to continued winter storms in March and a massive Sierra snowpack.
DWR conducted the third snow survey of the season at Phillips Station. The manual survey recorded 116.5 inches of snow depth and a snow water equivalent of 41.5 inches, which is 177 percent of average for this location on March 3.
DWR announced final determinations for groundwater sustainability plans (GSPs) for 12 critically overdrafted groundwater basins in Central California.