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News release Reclamation and Department of Water Resources Release Beta Version of CalSim 3.0 Model
The Bureau of Reclamation and the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) today released a beta version of an updated water resources and water supply reliability planning tool for review and comment. Water managers in California use the model – known as CalSim – to examine operations of the interconnected Central Valley Project (CVP) and State Water Project (SWP) given assumptions for hydrology conditions, project facilities, and regulatory criteria. (12/06/2017)
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swp Initial State Water Project Allocation Set at 15 Percent
SACRAMENTO – The Department of Water Resources (DWR) today announced an initial water allocation of 15 percent for most State Water Project (SWP) contractors for the 2018 calendar year. That allocation will likely change depending on rain and snowfall received this winter. (11/30/2017)
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Spillway construction Lake Oroville Spillways Construction Updates
SACRAMENTO – Today the Department of Water Resources (DWR) provided an update on construction activities on the Lake Oroville Spillways Emergency Recovery Project.

To view photos and video of the Lake Oroville Spillways construction, visit DWR’s Oroville Spillway photo gallery and YouTube channel. (11/30/2017)
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San Luis Reservoir Water Activities Safe in San Luis Reservoir: Algal Bloom Advisory Removed
SACRAMENTO – The Department of Water Resources (DWR) today removed the algal bloom “caution” advisory for San Luis Reservoir, which means it is safe to resume water activities without restrictions. The California Department of Parks and Recreation is removing signage at the Merced County reservoir. (11/22/2017)
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News release DWR Announces Lake Oroville Spillways Community Meetings
SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) is hosting two public meetings to update communities in the region about the ongoing Lake Oroville Spillways recovery effort. The meetings will provide an opportunity for DWR to update community members on the operations plan for Lake Oroville during the 2017-18 rainy season as well as construction plans for 2018. Members of the public will have opportunities to ask questions as part of each meeting. Both meetings will have a similar agenda, format and content. (11/06/2017)
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