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NOTE: This information may have been superseded by later news releases. These items are listed here for archive purposes, only.

Repairs to eliminate leaks at three locations
The Department of Water Resources today announced completion of repairs to eliminate leaks at three locations in the East Branch of the California Aqueduct. (11/23/1999)
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Leaks in the East Branch of the California Aqueduct near Palmdale in Southern California
During November, leaks in the East Branch of the California Aqueduct near Palmdale in Southern California are scheduled for repair. (11/02/1999)
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Florida strain largemouth bass at Silverwood Lake
The Department of Water Resources this week began stocking Florida strain largemouth bass at Silverwood Lake. (09/30/1999)
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Scenic Lake Oroville
Scenic Lake Oroville, the recreational gem that stores water for much of California, now has its own Web site. (09/16/1999)
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Anti-Crab Structures Are Ready At Delta Pumps
State and federal water project managers today reported that devices built to deter Chinese mitten crabs from interfering with Delta pumping and fish salvage operations are installed and ready. (09/01/1999)
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DWR Starts Second Phase of Supplemental
The Department of Water Resources this week began implementing the second phase in a court-ordered plan to revitalize the bass fishery at Silverwood Lake in northern San Bernardino County. (08/24/1999)
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Feather River Fish Hatchery Expanded
Work recently completed at the Feather River Fish Hatchery has improved conditions for the rearing of fish and made it easier for visitors, including those with disabilities, to observe hatchery operations. (08/19/1999)
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Groundwater Information Update Gets Underway
The Department of Water Resources has launched a three-year effort to improve the quality of information on the state's nearly 500 groundwater basins. (08/13/1999)
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California's Colorado River Water Talks Successful
Negotiations among the largest California water agencies that utilize Colorado river water supplies have been successful. (08/04/1999)
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Mitigation plan to revitalize the bass fishery at Silverwood Lake
The Department of Water Resources this week began implementing the second phase in a court-ordered plan to revitalize the bass fishery at Silverwood Lake in northern San Bernardino County. (08/03/1999)
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Aqueduct Bike Ride Set For May 15 In Antelope Valley
Road and mountain bicyclists are invited to take part in a special ride along the California Aqueduct in the Antelope Valley area of Southern California on Saturday, May 15. (04/05/1999)
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Displays showing California's water development during the past 150 years.
Sesquicentennial exhibits depicting major events in California water history will be displayed in more than a dozen communities during March, April and May. (03/15/1999)
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Program to help local communities improve urban streams
The Urban Streams Restoration Program provides grants for local projects that reduce flooding and erosion on urban streams while improving the environment. (03/15/1999)
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SWP Plans 100 Percent Deliveries During 1999
State water officials today announced that during 1999 the State Water Project expects to make 100 percent of water deliveries requested by the State Water Contractors. (03/12/1999)
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Repairs along the West and East Branches of the California Aqueduct
State water officials today announced completion of major repairs along the West and East Branches of the California Aqueduct in southern California. (03/10/1999)
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Low-interest loans to help fund water conservation construction projects and feasibility studies
State water officials issued a reminder that local water agencies can qualify for low interest loans to help fund water conservation construction projects and feasibility studies. (03/04/1999)
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