Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr

DWR: State Water Project Deliveries Increased Slightly

SACRAMENTO – Few storms have graced California so far this winter, but those that did – in mid-December and early February – will allow the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) to increase water deliveries to most customers of the State Water Project (SWP) by an additional 204,000 acre-feet (AF).

The modest increase in SWP allocation amounts to enough water to meet the needs of…

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DWR Increases 2015 Allocation to Water Contractors

SACRAMENTO – December storm runoff and close coordination among federal and state agencies to take advantage of it will allow the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) to increase expected water deliveries in 2015 to most customers of the State Water Project (SWP) from 10 percent of their requested amounts to 15 percent.

The new allocation replaces the initial allocation of 10 percent…

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Governor Brown Proposes 2015-16 State Budget

SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today proposed a carefully balanced budget that injects billions of dollars more into schools and health care coverage, holds college tuition flat and delivers on Propositions 1 and 2 by investing in long overdue water projects and saving money, while continuing to chip away at the state’s other long-term liabilities – debt, infrastructure, retiree health…

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Save Our Water Launches “Californians Don’t Waste Outdoor Advertisement

Sacramento, CA – Save Our Water – a partnership between the Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) and the California Department of Water Resources(DWR) – is launching a statewide outdoor media campaign to bring awareness to and educate Californians on how to save water every day. In tackling the worst drought in a generation, the campaign captures Californians’ spirit of conservation…

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