Latest Department of Water Resources Stories
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger said on Thursday a new survey of California winter snows showed the most populous state is facing one of the worst droughts in its history.
The Department of Water Resources (DWR) and U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are set to begin the largest-ever environmental experiment to track juvenile salmon in the Delta.
The Department of Water Resources (DWR) has scheduled a series of mid-November workshops on the Propositions 84 and 1E funded Integrated Regional Water Management (IRWM) Program.
Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) Executive Director Timothy Quinn issued the following statement today on the initial 2009 water supply allocations announced by the Department of Water Resources.
The Department of Water Resources (DWR) today released a report urging California's water managers to develop climate adaptation strategies.
State Climatologist Michael Anderson, an employee of the Department of Water Resources, is encouraging California residents to participate in a volunteer program to measure precipitation.
The Department of Water Resources will hold a workshop in Santa Rosa on October 9, 2008, to summarize current water conditions and preparations for the possibility that 2009 may be a dry year. The workshop will begin at 10 am; location information and the agenda are below.
The Department of Water Resources (DWR) has released new advisory floodplain maps for Sacramento-San Joaquin Valley cities and counties. "Many of the existing flood maps do not reflect the most accurate information about the flooding potential," said DWR Director Lester Snow.
The Department of Water Resources, in conjunction with the California Department of Parks and Recreation, has opened a temporary low water boating launch site at the Bidwell Canyon Boat Ramp.
- a slit in a tire to drain away surface water and improve traction.