Access the latest information on our department through news releases, calendar events, and a blog, and more. You can also follow and connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram. The Public Affairs Office is the primary point of contact for news media, organizations, and the general public seeking information about our programs.

News Releases

View news releases covering our work and projects, important events, current conditions, advisories, appointments, and more.

Current Conditions

Find current hydrologic data, including lake and reservoir conditions and our California Cooperative Snow Survey results.

DWR Updates

Find feature stories, grant and public comment announcements, program updates, publication releases, and other department news.


We plan, host, and attend a number of activities and events, including fairs, workshops, and aquatic camps. View our calendar to see what's happening near you.

Public Notices

View required notices for public hearings, purchases, intent to award contracts and grants, and more.