DWR Climate Change Blog

We would like to share our experiences with the communities we work with to advance climate change science, adaptation and mitigation. Connections result in strengthening relationships and developing strategies for water management in the State with regard to a changing climate.


Lena Begay makes fry bread for family and guests of DWR at the Miranda allotment.

Four new videos featuring members of native California tribes discussing the impacts of climate change will debut at the Tribal Water Summit on April 5.

Water sustainability is a core mission of the Tuolumne Me-Wuk Tribe; one that is ever more critical due to drought and climate change.

As the Tribal Water Summit approaches, DWR is working to complete the video production on insightful climate change stories from four native CA tribes.

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For the third time in four years, the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) captured a prestigious national Climate Leadership Award for combating climate change. This year’s award honored DWR’s systemwide reduction in greenhouse gas emissions.

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Climate change staff shares an approach to climate change planning with the Dutch...in the Netherlands.