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Tag: Department of Water Resources

California’s ‘Water Year’ Ends as Third Driest on Record

October 1, 2014 | 7:00 am

California’s ‘Water Year’ Ends as Third Driest on Record

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The driest water year on record was 1924. Clocking in second was 1977, followed by the current drought.

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Season’s Final Sierra Snow Survey — Without the Snow

May 1, 2014 | 6:05 pm

Season’s Final Sierra Snow Survey — Without the Snow

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State officials say water supply in mountains is just 18 percent of average for the date.

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California Drought Snapshot: Lake Oroville Revisited

April 10, 2014 | 10:16 am

California Drought Snapshot: Lake Oroville Revisited

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Following the ups and downs of a key state reservoir and what they mean for the drought water supply.

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State Water Project: ‘No Deliveries to Customers This Year’

January 31, 2014 | 1:18 pm

State Water Project: ‘No Deliveries to Customers This Year’

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Department of Water Resources says SWP reservoirs are too low to send shipments to farms and cities.

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Coming Face to Face With the Real Cost of the Delta Tunnel Plan

December 27, 2013 | 6:30 am

Coming Face to Face With the Real Cost of the Delta Tunnel Plan

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A presentation to San Joaquin irrigation district suggests total price tag could hit $67 billion.

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