The Department of Water Resources Imaging and Records Management Unit provides records and file services to the public, including public records requests and subpoena requests.
For more information or questions about public record or subpoena requests please contact:
Public Records Coordinator
FAX (916) 653-0796
For other record questions and concerns, please contact:
Chief, Imaging and Records Managment Unit
FAX (916) 654-5506
- Department of Water Resources-Guidelines for Access to Public Records (pdf 3MB*)
- The Information Practices Act of 1977with guidelines and commentary, 1991 (pdf 800K*)
- California State Administrative Manual-Section 1600 through 1695-"Records Management"
- Excerpt from California Govenment code Section 6250 through 6270-"Public Records Act"
*Note on File Sizes*
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