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Phone: (916) 653-6192
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Work: (916) 651-7512

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Ted Thomas
Chief, Media & Public Information
Work: (916) 653-9712
Cell: (916) 798-1701
Lauren Bisnett
Information Officer
Work: (916) 653-7564
Doug Carlson
Information Officer
Work: (916) 653-5114
Jennifer Iida
Information Officer
Work: (916) 653-3925
Cell: (916) 708-4962
Christina Jimenez
Information Officer
Work: (916) 653-0979
Maggie Macias
Information Officer
Work: (916) 653-8743
Cell: (916) 835-2016
Elizabeth Scott
Information Officer
Work: (916) 653-9515
Cell: (916) 712-3904
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DWR Magazine

The Winter/Spring 2017 DWR Magazine features Lake Oroville Spillway Incident, New Research Vessel Sentinel Arrives, How Do you Build a Flood Plain, DWR Installs Six California Irrigation Management Information System Stations and Mussels Spotted at State Water Project Facilities.

Download version: Winter Spring 2017 DWR Magazine (pdf)


If you have questions or comments about DWR Magazine, or if you would like to suggest story ideas, please contact Maggie Macias, (916)  653-8743.

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Contact DWR's Publications Office to obtain paper copies of DWR Newsletters:

California Department of Water Resources
P.O. Box 942836, Sacramento, CA 94236-0001
Telephone: (916) 653-1097
E-Mail: imr-publications@water.ca.gov


Toggle Image Winter Spring 2017 DWR Magazine 05/15/2017 (PDF, 17.70 MB)
The Winter/Spring 2017 DWR Magazine features Lake Oroville Spillway Incident, New Research Vessel Sentinel Arrives, How Do you Build a Flood Plain, DWR Installs Six California Irrigation Management Information System Stations and Mussels Spotted at State Water Project Facilities.
Toggle Image Fall 2016 DWR News Magazine 12/15/2016 (PDF, 14.95 MB)
The Fall 2016 DWR Magazine features DWR’s Water Supply Project Connection of First East Porterville home, Mussel Prevention Inspections, Calaveras Dam Spillway Completed and DWR Experiment Boosts Food Supply for Delta Smelt.
Toggle Image Spring-Summer 2016 DWR Magazine 06/10/2016 (PDF, 8.31 MB)
The Spring/Summer 2016 DWR Magazine highlights DWR’s 60th Anniversary. Other features include DWR’s New Drought Team Leaders, Aqueduct Repair in Kern County, San Joaquin River Parkway Trail project and DWR Solar Power projects in Southern California.
Toggle Image Winter 2015-16 DWR Magazine 02/26/2016 (PDF, 13.06 MB)
Winter 2015-2016 DWR Magazine features Knights Landing Outfall Gates Project, San Clemente Dam Demolition, Sustainable Groundwater Management Act, Mudslide Clogs Aqueduct, Advanced Mitigation Project Provides Habitat for Giant Garter Snake and Red Hill Bay Marina Project at the Salton Sea.
Toggle Image Fall 2015 DWR Magazine 12/01/2015 (PDF, 6.47 MB)
DWR Fall 2015 Magazine features Statewide Rebate Programs Launched, Sustainable Groundwater Management Program Completes First Regulation, Emergency Rock Barrier Removed, New Levee Evaluation Methods and DWR Helps Tackle Lake County Fires.
Toggle Image Spring/Summer 2015 DWR Magazine 06/01/2015 (PDF, 6.36 MB)
features Californians Mandated to Save Water, Emergency Rock Barrier Installed, DWR Reduces Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Clifton Court Forebay Predation Study and Turbidity Data Helps Protect Fish and Water Supply.
Toggle Image Winter 2014-15 DWR Magazine 02/27/2015 (PDF, 10.00 MB)
features Waterfowl Surge in the Suisun Marsh, Drought Relief Grants Awarded and New Calaveras Dam Construction Project.
Toggle Image Fall 2014 DWR Magazine 10/29/2014 (PDF, 22.69 MB)
New Legislation expands DWR's role on Groundwater
Toggle Image Spring Summer 2014 DWR Magazine 07/02/2014 (PDF, 15.21 MB)
features California’s Drought, Faces of the BDCP, South Bay Aqueduct and California Water Plan Update 2013.
Toggle Image Winter 2013-2014 DWR Magazine 02/26/2014 (PDF, 19.98 MB)
features the San Clemente Dam Removal Project, Bay Delta Conservation Plan Released for Public Review, Governor’s Drought Proclamation, Caprini Fish Passage Improvement Project, and the New Weir No. 2.
Toggle Image Fall 2013 DWR Magazine 10/30/2013 (PDF, 8.25 MB)
Fall 2013 DWR Magazine features the State Water Project’s Contract Extensions, Water Transfers, Integrated Water Management Summit, First LEED-NC Building and New Fuel Management System.
Toggle Image Winter 2012-13 DWR Magazine 06/05/2013 (PDF, 16.57 MB)
Winter 2012-13 DWR Magazine
Toggle Image DWR News Magazine Spring/Summer 2013 06/05/2013 (PDF, 10.01 MB)
DWR News Magazine Spring/Summer 2013
Toggle Image DWR Annual Awards - 2012 05/29/2013 (PDF, 585 KB)
DWR Annual Awards 2012
Toggle Image DWR Magazine Fall 2012 11/09/2012 (PDF, 13.21 MB)
The DWR Magazine includes articles on the Bay Delta Conservation Plan, Delta Levee Earthquake Research, Climate Change, and Northern Region Office.
Toggle Image DWR Magazine Spring/Summer 2012 06/22/2012 (PDF, 7.96 MB)
Articles from DWR Magazine(formerly DWR NEWS/People) include DWR Provides Leadership for Water Efficient Urban Landscapes, Former DWR Director Robie Honored, Intertie Completion, and NASA Collaborates with DWR on Remote Sensing.
Toggle Image California Department of Water Resources 05/01/2012 (PDF, 975 KB)
The California Department of Water Resources (DWR), established in 1956 by the California Legislature, plays an important role in sustaining California’s economy, environment and quality of life. DWR operates and maintains the California State Water Project (SWP), which provides drinking water and water to our farms. Other programs work to preserve the natural environment and wildlife, monitor dam safety, manage floodwaters, conserve water use, and provide technical assistance and funding for projects for local water needs. These are among many activities as DWR strives to meet the water needs of today and the future.
Toggle Image DWR Annual Awards 2011 03/08/2012 (PDF, 518 KB)
On March 8, Director Mark Cowin presented the Department of Water Resources’ Annual Awards for 2011 in Sacramento in the Natural Resources Building Auditorium. Congratulations to the following 31 award recipients for their exceptional contributions.
Toggle Image DWR News/People Winter 2012 02/17/2012 (PDF, 7.08 MB)
Articles include Sutter Maintenance Yard, Georgiana Slough Non-Physical Barrier, and California Water Commission Workshops. With new printing changes, the magazine is now being printed in color at no additional cost.
Toggle Image DWR News/People Fall 2011 11/08/2011 (PDF, 11.52 MB)
Articles include San Joaquin Field Division’s Blasting and Coating Crew and DWR’s First LEED-NC Project.
Toggle Image DWR News/People Spring/Summer 2011 06/01/2011 (PDF, 15.13 MB)
Articles feature the East Branch Extension, Water Year 2011, CERS, Oroville Field Division, Consulting Board for Earthquake Analysis 2011 Workshop, and Eureka Flood Center Seismic Award.
Toggle Image DWR News/People Winter 2010-11 02/22/2011 (PDF, 17.50 MB)
The Winter 2010-11 issue of DWR NEWS/People has been distributed. Articles include a Better Understanding of Delta Fish, Central Valley Flood Protection Board Takes New Role, and Gianelli Pumping-Generating Plant Butterfly Valve Removal Project.
Toggle Image DWR Annual Awards 2010 02/17/2011 (PDF, 7.03 MB)
On February 15, 2011 in the Natural Resources Building Auditorium in Sacramento, Director Mark Cowin honored Department of Water Resources employees who have made exceptional contributions to the Department and State. Congratulations to the following 44 award recipients!
Toggle Image DWR News/People Fall 2010 12/13/2010 (PDF, 3.51 MB)
Articles dedicated to the 50th anniversary of passage of the Burns-Porter Act funding the State Water Project include reminiscences by former Directors William Gianelli and Ronald Robie as well as recollections of DWR retirees on the startup of the SWP.
Toggle Image DWR News People Spring/Summer 2010 06/01/2010 (PDF, 6.20 MB)
DWR News-People for Spring / Summer 2010
Toggle Image DWR Annual Awards 2009 03/03/2010 (PDF, 2.23 MB)
On February 24, Director Mark Cowin and California Secretary for Natural Resources Lester Snow presented the Department of Water Resources’ Annual Awards for 2009 in Sacramento in the Resources Building Auditorium. Congratulations to the following 61 award recipients for their exceptional contributions.
Toggle Image DWR News People Winter 2010 02/25/2010 (PDF, 5.14 MB)
DWR NEWS/People magazine was created with the Winter 2004 edition, and is a combination of DWR NEWS magazine and DWR People newsletter. This quarterly magazine contains information about DWR activities and employees.
Toggle Image DWR News People Fall 2009 10/30/2009 (PDF, 6.30 MB)
DWR NEWS/People magazine was created with the Winter 2004 edition, and is a combination of DWR NEWS magazine and DWR People newsletter. This quarterly magazine contains information about DWR activities and employees.
Toggle Image DWR News People Spring/Summer 2009: Solving the San Joaquin Valley's Agricultural Drainage Problems 06/10/2009 (PDF, 4.33 MB)
The DWR NEWS/People issue features DWR's San Joaquin Valley Drainage Program and its focus on achieving effective drainage water management through monitoring & evaluation, treatment of drainage water & its salts, Integrated On-Farm Drainage Management, real-time water quality monitoring, drainage reduction, and environmental services activities.
Toggle Image DWR Annual Awards 2008 03/01/2009 (PDF, 2.27 MB)
To recognize Department of Water Resources employees who have made exceptional contributions to efficiency and effectiveness to the Department and State Government in general, Director Lester Snow presented awards on February 25, 2009. Congratulations to the 45 awards recipients.
Toggle Image DWR News People Winter 2008-2009 01/05/2009 (PDF, 3.93 MB)
DWR NEWS/People magazine was created with the Winter 2004 edition, and is a combination of DWR NEWS magazine and DWR People newsletter. This quarterly magazine contains information about DWR activities and employees.
Toggle Image Climate Change Impacts on California's Water 09/02/2008 (PDF, 6.72 MB)
A special edition from DWR/NEWS People (Fall 2008)
Toggle Image DWR News People Fall 2008 09/01/2008 (PDF, 5.73 MB)
DWR NEWS/People magazine was created with the Winter 2004 edition, and is a combination of DWR NEWS magazine and DWR People newsletter. This quarterly magazine contains information about DWR activities and employees.
Toggle Image DWR News People Summer 2008 06/01/2008 (PDF, 6.82 MB)
DWR NEWS/People magazine was created with the Winter 2004 edition, and is a combination of DWR NEWS magazine and DWR People newsletter. This quarterly magazine contains information about DWR activities and employees.
Toggle Image DWR News People Spring 2008 03/01/2008 (PDF, 8.04 MB)
DWR NEWS/People magazine was created with the Winter 2004 edition, and is a combination of DWR NEWS magazine and DWR People newsletter. This quarterly magazine contains information about DWR activities and employees.
Toggle Image DWR News People Winter 2008 01/03/2008 (PDF, 3.62 MB)
DWR NEWS/People magazine was created with the Winter 2004 edition, and is a combination of DWR NEWS magazine and DWR People newsletter. This quarterly magazine contains information about DWR activities and employees.
Toggle Image DWR News/People Summer 2008 2008 (PDF, 6.82 MB)
This quarterly magazine contains information about DWR activities and employees. Since 2004, it is a combination of DWR NEWS magazine and DWR People newsletter.
Toggle Image DWR News People Fall 2007 09/01/2007 (PDF, 5.92 MB)
DWR NEWS/People magazine was created with the Winter 2004 edition, and is a combination of DWR NEWS magazine and DWR People newsletter. This quarterly magazine contains information about DWR activities and employees.
Toggle Image DWR News People Summer 2007 06/01/2007 (PDF, 5.34 MB)
DWR NEWS/People magazine was created with the Winter 2004 edition, and is a combination of DWR NEWS magazine and DWR People newsletter. This quarterly magazine contains information about DWR activities and employees.
Toggle Image DWR News People Spring 2007 03/01/2007 (PDF, 3.63 MB)
DWR NEWS/People magazine was created with the Winter 2004 edition, and is a combination of DWR NEWS magazine and DWR People newsletter. This quarterly magazine contains information about DWR activities and employees.
Toggle Image DWR News People Winter 2006-2007 2007 (PDF, 3.49 MB)
DWR NEWS/People magazine was created with the Winter 2004 edition, and is a combination of DWR NEWS magazine and DWR People newsletter. This quarterly magazine contains information about DWR activities and employees.
Toggle Image DWR News People Fall 2006 09/01/2006 (PDF, 25.48 MB)
DWR NEWS/People magazine was created with the Winter 2004 edition, and is a combination of DWR NEWS magazine and DWR People newsletter. This quarterly magazine contains information about DWR activities and employees.
Toggle Image DWR News People 50th Anniversary 2006 (PDF, 32.77 MB)
DWR NEWS/People magazine was created with the Winter 2004 edition, and is a combination of DWR NEWS magazine and DWR People newsletter. This quarterly magazine contains information about DWR activities and employees.
Toggle Image DWR News People Fall 2005 09/01/2005 (PDF, 4.76 MB)
DWR NEWS/People magazine was created with the Winter 2004 edition, and is a combination of DWR NEWS magazine and DWR People newsletter. This quarterly magazine contains information about DWR activities and employees.
Toggle Image DWR News People Summer 2005 06/01/2005 (PDF, 5.21 MB)
DWR NEWS/People magazine was created with the Winter 2004 edition, and is a combination of DWR NEWS magazine and DWR People newsletter. This quarterly magazine contains information about DWR activities and employees.
Toggle Image DWR News People Spring 2005 03/01/2005 (PDF, 3.57 MB)
DWR NEWS/People magazine was created with the Winter 2004 edition, and is a combination of DWR NEWS magazine and DWR People newsletter. This quarterly magazine contains information about DWR activities and employees.
Toggle Image DWR News People Winter 2004-2005 2005 (PDF, 871 KB)
DWR NEWS/People magazine was created with the Winter 2004 edition, and is a combination of DWR NEWS magazine and DWR People newsletter. This quarterly magazine contains information about DWR activities and employees.
Toggle Image DWR News People Fall 2004 09/01/2004 (PDF, 861 KB)
DWR NEWS/People magazine was created with the Winter 2004 edition, and is a combination of DWR NEWS magazine and DWR People newsletter. This quarterly magazine contains information about DWR activities and employees.
Toggle Image DWR News People Summer 2004 06/01/2004 (PDF, 882 KB)
DWR NEWS/People magazine was created with the Winter 2004 edition, and is a combination of DWR NEWS magazine and DWR People newsletter. This quarterly magazine contains information about DWR activities and employees.
Toggle Image DWR News People Spring 2004 03/01/2004 (PDF, 3.59 MB)
DWR NEWS/People magazine was created with the Winter 2004 edition, and is a combination of DWR NEWS magazine and DWR People newsletter. This quarterly magazine contains information about DWR activities and employees.
Toggle Image DWR News People Winter 2003-2004 2004 (PDF, 1.30 MB)
DWR NEWS/People magazine was created with the Winter 2004 edition, and is a combination of DWR NEWS magazine and DWR People newsletter. This quarterly magazine contains information about DWR activities and employees.
Toggle Image DWR People Fall 2003 09/01/2003 (PDF, 1.31 MB)
DWR People magazine was a quarterly magazine containing information about DWR employees. In Winter 2004, it was combined with the DWR People newsletter to create the DWR NEWS/People magazine.
Toggle Image DWR People Summer 2003 06/01/2003 (PDF, 6.19 MB)
DWR People magazine was a quarterly magazine containing information about DWR employees. In Winter 2004, it was combined with the DWR People newsletter to create the DWR NEWS/People magazine.
Toggle Image DWR People Spring 2003 03/01/2003 (PDF, 2.95 MB)
DWR People magazine was a quarterly magazine containing information about DWR employees. In Winter 2004, it was combined with the DWR People newsletter to create the DWR NEWS/People magazine.
Toggle Image DWR People Winter 2003 2003 (PDF, 1.10 MB)
DWR People magazine was a quarterly magazine containing information about DWR employees. In Winter 2004, it was combined with the DWR People newsletter to create the DWR NEWS/People magazine.
Toggle Image DWR News Summer 2002 06/01/2002 (PDF, 1.89 MB)
DWR News magazine was a quarterly magazine containing information about DWR activities. In Winter 2004, it was combined with the DWR People newsletter to create the DWR NEWS/People magazine.
Toggle Image DWR News Special Edition 2000 2000 (PDF, 13.45 MB)
DWR News magazine was a quarterly magazine containing information about DWR activities. In Winter 2004, it was combined with the DWR People newsletter to create the DWR NEWS/People magazine.
Toggle Image DWR Publications (Bulletin 170-98) 2000 (PDF, 2.85 MB)
Bulletin 170 is an annual online guide to the Department of Water Resources’ publications. Every year, the Department issues technical bulletins, reports, and other publications documenting the measurement, protection, use, and management of California’s water resources. Bulletin 170-98 includes summaries of all bulletins, district/division reports, newsletters, and brochures issued during 1998.
Toggle Image DWR News Fall 1999 09/01/1999 (PDF, 13.04 MB)
DWR News magazine was a quarterly magazine containing information about DWR activities. In Winter 2004, it was combined with the DWR People newsletter to create the DWR NEWS/People magazine.
Toggle Image DWR News Fall 1998 09/01/1998 (PDF, 4.12 MB)
DWR News magazine was a quarterly magazine containing information about DWR activities. In Winter 2004, it was combined with the DWR People newsletter to create the DWR NEWS/People magazine.
Toggle Image DWR News Spring 1998 03/01/1998 (PDF, 8.41 MB)
DWR News magazine was a quarterly magazine containing information about DWR activities. In Winter 2004, it was combined with the DWR People newsletter to create the DWR NEWS/People magazine.
Toggle Image DWR News Spring 1997 03/01/1997 (PDF, 4.79 MB)
DWR News magazine was a quarterly magazine containing information about DWR activities. In Winter 2004, it was combined with the DWR People newsletter to create the DWR NEWS/People magazine.
Toggle Image DWR News Fall 1996 09/01/1996 (PDF, 4.10 MB)
Articles: After Forty Years From Controversy to Cooperation Home Stretch for the Coastal Mission Impossible Different Times Picotrial - At the End of the Line
Toggle Image DWR News Spring 1996 03/01/1996 (PDF, 4.04 MB)
DWR News magazine was a quarterly magazine containing information about DWR activities. In Winter 2004, it was combined with the DWR People newsletter to create the DWR NEWS/People magazine.
Toggle Image DWR News Spring 1995 03/01/1995 (PDF, 4.29 MB)
DWR News magazine was a quarterly magazine containing information about DWR activities. In Winter 2004, it was combined with the DWR People newsletter to create the DWR NEWS/People magazine.

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