The Department of Water Resources (DWR) is responsible for managing and protecting California’s water. DWR works with other agencies to benefit the state’s people, and to protect, restore and enhance the natural and human environments.


Historic Groundwater Legislation Highlighted

The benefits and mechanics of California's historic move toward sustainable, locally-driven groundwater management were reviewed by DWR Deputy Director Gary Bardini at a January 27-28 workshop at Stanford University. Joining Bardini in discussing the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act recently passed by the California Legislature were Maurice Hall of The Nature Conservancy, Russell McGlothlin of the national law firm of Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck and moderator Lester Snow of the California Water Foundation and former DWR Director. Forum hosts were The Nature Conservancy and Stanford University’s Water in the West program.


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