DWR Updates

Scientists and staff from DWR and the Department of Fish and Wildlife step away from their daily activities and into the heart of the Delta in a partnership with Riverview Middle School in Rio Vista for a morning of learning the importance of Delta research and monitoring.

Earlier this year, scientists from Department of Water Resources (DWR) and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) took a break from their daily monitoring and research activities and stepped into sixth, seventh, and eighth-grade classrooms at Riverview Middle School in Rio Vista.

Snow runoff in a Sierra Nevada mountain stream.

Looking for fun and free activities to do with your kids at home? Check out the Department of Water Resources (DWR) education materials webpage for free educational activities.

John Andrew, DWR’s Assistant Deputy Director overseeing climate change activities, accepts a 2020 Climate Leadership Award for Organizational Leadership on behalf of the Department.

DWR won a prestigious national award March 5 for its influential role in the nation’s fight against climate change, receiving recognition for the Department’s outreach on climate resilience and for taking a comprehensive approach that aligns state and local water management.