DWR Updates

DWR's Ted Craddock recieves award for work on Oroville spillways.

The Sacramento Chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) honored Ted Craddock, DWR Assistant Deputy Director of the State Water Project, with the Outstanding Civil Engineer in the Public Sector for his work last year as project manager of the Oroville Emergency Recovery project.

The Delta at sunset.

Today DWR released a Benefit-Cost Analysis for California WaterFix by Dr. David Sunding, a professor of natural resource economics at UC Berkeley, that finds WaterFix could bring billions of dollars in benefits to Californians who obtain their water from participating State Water Project contractors.

Ted Sommer, DWR lead scientist, and DWR colleagues

DWR’s Lead Scientist Ted Sommer, whose decades of research into fish and ecology has influenced scientific policy and management in California, received a career achievement award Monday at the Bay-Delta Science Conference in Sacramento.