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The Department of Water Resources issues a Notice of Preparation for an environmental impact report on the proposed single tunnel conveyance.

June 5, 2020
A juvenile Delta Smelt

January 2020

The Department of Water Resources issues a Notice of Preparation for an environmental impact report on the proposed single tunnel conveyance.
June 5, 2020
Interior image of a tunnel

May 2019

The Department of Water Resources withdraws the WaterFix permit approvals and initiates planning and permitting to modernize the state’s water system with a proposed single tunnel…
June 5, 2020
Aerial view of floodwaters overtopping the Fremont Weir in Knights Landing, Calif.

May 2018

The Delta Conveyance Design and Construction Authority is formed for the design and construction of the California WaterFix project.
June 5, 2020
A construction crew works on the outlet conduit at the Frenchman damsite in southeastern Plumas County, California.

1957-2017

In the late 1950s, the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) laid the framework for future water development in California and received funding to build the…