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Integrated Regional Water Management

IRWM enables self-identified regions to integrate and implement water management solutions for their region, which is a foundation of Action 2 in the California ...

Urban Water Management Plans

Urban Water Management Plans (UWMPs) are prepared by urban water suppliers every 5 years. These plans support the suppliers’ long-term resource planning to ensu ...

Resources for Water Managers

Local and regional water authorities are important partners in the statewide response to climate change. DWR supports local and regional planning and management ...

CalLite: Central Valley Water Management Screening Model

The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) and the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation Mid-Pacific Region (USBR) developed CalLite as an interactive screening mo ...

Integrated Regional Water Management Grant Programs

Integrated Regional Water Management (IRWM) is a collaborative effort to manage all aspects of water resources in a region. IRWM crosses jurisdictional, watersh ...

Flood-MAR: Harnessing Flood Waters to Advance Sustainable Water Management

California is known for its variable climate. Climate change will only exacerbate this variability, so water managers are eyeing a way to capitalize on the extr ...

Final Flood-MAR White Paper Recognizes State’s Role in Emerging Water Management Strategy

DWR recognizes the need to rehabilitate and modernize water and flood infrastructure in California. Floodwater for Managed Aquifer Recharge, or Flood-MAR, is a ...

Just West of I-5, a Glimpse of the Future of Water Management

Driving along Interstate 5 south of Sacramento, you wouldn’t notice anything unique about the land stretched out beyond your car window. But hidden between Inte ...

DWR Releases Proposal Solicitation Package for Proposition 1 Implementation Grants

DWR released the final Guidelines and Proposal Solicitation Package (PSP) for the Integrated Regional Water Management (IRWM) Implementation Grant Program.

DWR Releases Draft California Water Plan Update 2018 For Public Review

DWR released the Public Review Draft of the California Water Plan Update 2018. The revised plan outlines a path for new or modernized infrastructure, restored e ...

Public Meeting for State Water Project Contract Amendment for California WaterFix

A public meeting to discuss the SWP Water Supply Contract Amendment for Water Management and California WaterFix is set for May 20, 2019.

Grants and Loans

DWR offers a number of grant and loan programs that support integrated water management activities addressing environmental stewardship, water supply reliabilit ...

Watershed University

Watershed University is a free event that provides education and networking opportunities for California professionals in floodplain management, water managemen ...

Science

We utilize a wide range of applied science specialties to develop solutions to the complexities of sustainable water management in California, including chemist ...

Plan Participation

We strive to receive broad input and support from Californians in producing a strategic water plan that: Meets California Water Code requirements, Guides State ...

Paleo Drought Workshop

This workshop aims to help Southern California water agencies and other stakeholders improve drought preparedness and update Urban Water Management Plans. The w ...

Water Resource Management Strategies

The California Water Plan provides a broad set of resource management strategies (RMSs) that can help local agencies and governments manage their water and rela ...

DWR Talks Season-to-Season Weather Forecasting

Predicting the arrival and intensity of atmospheric rivers would greatly benefit water managers, reservoir operators, and flood prevention agencies in their wor ...

Modeling & Analysis

California has complex water management system. They have natural features like mountain snowpack, lakes, rivers, and groundwater basins that are managed with e ...

Applied Research

The Division of Environmental Services applied research projects seek innovative solutions for the water management and environmental challenges faced by DWR. P ...