Stories related to: California Department of Water Resources
August 30, 2017 | Amy Quinton
An independent Board of Consultants' report says the mysterious green spot on the face of Oroville Dam is not a sign the dam is leaking.
August 29, 2017 | Amy Quinton
As Tropical Storm Harvey pummels Texas, California water managers say such devastating floods can happen here. They say California needs to invest billions of dollars for flood protection.
March 30, 2017 | Amy Quinton
California has gone from drought to deluge in the past year. Snow now blankets the Sierra for the April manual snow survey.
March 7, 2017 | Ezra David Romero
There’s now so much snow in the Sierra Nevada that state water officials are preparing for a massive runoff year. A new way to measure snowpack could provide much greater accuracy.
February 8, 2017 | Amy Quinton
A new report shows land in the San Joaquin Valley continues to sink at an alarming rate, putting federal and state aqueducts and flood control structures at risk. At the same time, engineers are working to repair Oroville dam spillway.
February 7, 2017 | Amy Quinton
It's been 10 years since the Yolo Bypass in Sacramento has been inundated with such high floodwaters. It's creating a unique habitat for fish and wildlife.
November 28, 2016 | Amy Quinton
The State Water Project will deliver more water to California cities and farmland in 2017 than it did this year- at least initially.