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Sacramento CA 95814
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DWR news release Drought Barrier Construction Requires Delta Detours
SACRAMENTO — The Department of Water Resources (DWR) is advising boaters who intend to enjoy the Memorial Day weekend in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta that construction of an emergency drought barrier will require them to detour around West False River. (05/20/2015)
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pressrelease Department of Water Resources Water Safety Video To Be Seen in California Movie Theaters this Summer
SACRAMENTO — A water safety video produced by the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) will be shown in selected California movie theaters beginning in mid-May and ending after Labor Day to encourage Californians to stay safe around water this summer. (05/19/2015)
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DWR news release DWR Announces $246 Million in Funding for Central Valley Urban Flood Protection Projects
SACRAMENTO — The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) announced today proposed funding recommendations for projects that will lower flood risk for thousands of Central Valley residents and also improve wildlife habitat. (05/13/2015)
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pressrelease Construction Begins on Emergency Drought Barrier in Delta
SACRAMENTO — The Department of Water Resources (DWR) has begun construction on a temporary emergency drought barrier on West False River in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta after receipt of all necessary state and federal permits for the project. The barrier will help block saltwater from flowing into the central Delta and contaminating water supplies for millions of Californians during a fourth consecutive summer of drought. (05/08/2015)
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DWR news release DWR Issues Draft 2015 State Water Project Delivery Capability Report
SACRAMENTO— The Department of Water Resources (DWR) has issued its Draft State Water Project (SWP) Delivery Capability Report (DCR) for 2015. The California water resources community and the public are able to review the report and its appendices and submit comments to DWR by using the hyperlinks below. (05/01/2015)
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DWR news release Lack of Snow at Phillips Station Renders Survey Moot
SACRAMENTO – Due to the prospect of finding only bare ground, the Department of Water Resources (DWR) will not conduct a May 1 snow survey for the media at Phillips Station in the Sierra Nevada 90 miles east of Sacramento. (05/01/2015)
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