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2009-01-30 12:52:10

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.

2008-11-12 21:00:08

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.

2008-10-31 18:00:21

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.

2008-10-30 18:00:16

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.

2008-10-29 15:00:16

The Department of Water Resources (DWR) today released a report urging California's water managers to develop climate adaptation strategies.

2008-10-01 18:00:19

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.

2008-09-23 15:00:17

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.

2008-09-15 18:00:18

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.

2007-12-13 18:00:21

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.


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  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
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