public affairs

Recent News

workshop meeting room 2015 Interagency Ecological Program (IEP) Workshop
The Interagency Ecological Program (IEP) for the San Francisco Estuary will hold its 2015 Annual Workshop at the Lake Natoma Inn, Folsom, Ca. on March 18, 19, and 20. Stay tuned for more information… (12/02/2014)
>>    
newsrelease Updated Report: Groundwater Resources Depleted By Drought
SACRAMENTO – Following one of the driest years on record when groundwater resources have provided an increasing percentage of California’s water supply, the Department of Water Resources (DWR) today released an updated report on groundwater basins that details groundwater level changes, potential water shortages, land subsidence, farmland fallowing and gaps in groundwater monitoring. (12/02/2014)
>> Read More   
DWR news release Initial State Water Project Allocation Set at 10 Percent
SACRAMENTO – The Department of Water Resources (DWR) today announced an initial allocation of 10 percent for the customers of the State Water Project. Depending upon the volume of rain and snow that reaches California this winter that initial allocation may be increased. Should dry conditions return, DWR may reallocate State Water Project supplies to meet critical human health and safety needs. (12/01/2014)
>> Read More   
pressrelease SWP Contract Negotiations Set To Begin Public Invited To Monitor Sessions ‘Live’ or by Phone
SACRAMENTO – The Department of Water Resources (DWR) announced today it will begin negotiations with State Water Project (SWP) Contractors in December on proposed amendments that would modify SWP water supply contracts. DWR Director Mark Cowin said the public will be invited to observe the negotiations in person and to listen on the phone using a call-in number. (11/24/2014)
>> Read More   
pressrelease DWR ANNOUNCES CLIMATE SCIENCE SERVICE AWARDS
SAN DIEGO -- The Department of Water Resources (DWR) presented its periodic Climate Science Service awards at this week’s workshop on seasonal climate prediction sponsored by the Department and the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. The purpose of the awards is to recognize ongoing assistance provided by scientists who have been working closely with DWR on climate research activities. DWR also presented a special Advisory Committee Climate Services Award to the members of its Climate Change Technical Advisory Group (CCTAG). (11/20/2014)
>> Read More   

News Archive Archive of Recent News Items -- Complete list of news items appearing on this site since 1996.
>> Archive