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Every year, the Department of Water Resources issues technical bulletins, reports, and other publications and media documenting the measurement, protection, use, and management of California's water resources. This DWR Publications Repository is a partial and growing list of the publications and other media produced and distributed by the Department.

In this list you find a variety of types of publications and other media ranging from print material, to audio and video files. If the publication or other media is available in electronic format, a link will point to the appropriate electronic file. In many cases, publications are only available in hardcopy and cannot be downloaded. A contact phone number and email will be provided for cases where an electronic download is not available.

Please use the Comments or Suggestions link in the footer to request an accessible version of text-based documents.

If you are searching for a particular publication or media item, and cannot find it, for more information, please contact:
State of California
Department of Water Resources
Bulletins and Reports
P.O. Box 942836, Sacramento, CA 94236-0001
or
1416 Ninth Street, Third Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 653-1097

In addition to this Publications Repository, the Department of Water Resources publications, including those that are now out-of-print, are distributed to many California libraries and to libraries in other states and the District of Columbia. WorldCat.org is a useful web site to search library collections in your community and thousands more around the world.

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Toggle Image Albert and Einstein Activity Book 2001
Description: From mazes to coloring pages, DWR’s water safety mascots Albert and Einstein take you with them on their journey along the California Aqueduct and to one of the many reservoirs of the State Water Project. Albert, the fish, teaches water safety tips to Einstein, the heron.
Toggle Image Albert and Einstein Activity Book (Spanish) 2001
Description: From mazes to coloring pages, DWR’s water safety mascots Albert and Einstein take you with them on their journey along the California Aqueduct and to one of the many reservoirs of the State Water Project. Albert, the fish, teaches water safety tips to Einstein, the heron.
Toggle Image Albert and Einstein Bookmarks 2006
Description: The bookmarks are labeled Stay Water Safe, Obey Safety Signs, and Wear your Life Jacket. These three Albert and Einstein bookmarks in English and Spanish remind children of how to stay water safe.
Toggle Image Albert and Einstein Bookmarks (Spanish) 2006
Description: The bookmarks are labeled Stay Water Safe, Obey Safety Signs, and Wear your Life Jacket. These three Albert and Einstein bookmarks in English and Spanish remind children of how to stay water safe.
Toggle Image Albert and Einstein Life Jacket Poster 2000
Description: This 25 inch by 17 inch poster features Albert and Einstein showing objects that can be life preservers
Toggle Image Albert and Einstein Stickers 2006
Description: Albert and Einstein convey their water safety messages through fun stickers. The sheets contain 4 different designs, 2 each, total 8 per sheet.
Toggle Image DWR Publications (Bulletin 170-98) 2000 (PDF, 2.85 MB)
Description: Bulletin 170 is an annual online guide to the Department of Water Resources’ publications. Every year, the Department issues technical bulletins, reports, and other publications documenting the measurement, protection, use, and management of California’s water resources. Bulletin 170-98 includes summaries of all bulletins, district/division reports, newsletters, and brochures issued during 1998.
Toggle Image Don't Leave the Pier Without It 08/01/2000
Description: This 22 inch by 17 inch poster promotes the importance of life jackets when recreating in the water.
Toggle Image Don't Leave the Pier Without It (Spanish) 2000
Description: This 22 inch by 17 inch poster promotes the importance of life jackets when recreating in the water.
Toggle Image Fishing Along the SWP 2001 (PDF, 668 KB)
Description: The Aqueduct is a popular fishing hole. This brochure explains basic safety tips and safety features of the canal. It also provides the location of the 16 access sites on the Aqueduct.
Toggle Image Fishing Along the SWP (Spanish) 03/01/2001
Description: The Aqueduct is a popular fishing hole. This brochure explains basic safety tips and safety features of the canal. It also provides the location of the 16 access sites on the Aqueduct.
This publication is not available electronically. To inquire further, please contact:
Publications Clerk at (916) 653-1097 or imr-publications@water.ca.gov.
Toggle Image Fishing Along the SWP (Vietnamese/Lao/ Hmong/Cambodian) 06/01/2001
Description: The Aqueduct is a popular fishing hole. This brochure explains basic safety tips and safety features of the canal. It also provides the location of the 16 access sites on the Aqueduct.
This publication is not available electronically. To inquire further, please contact:
Publications Clerk at (916) 653-1097 or imr-publications@water.ca.gov.
Toggle Image Flood Emergency Action Team Final Report, 1997 (PDF version) 05/10/1997 (PDF, 19.60 MB)
Description: The Flood Emergency Action Team convened additional citizen advisory meetings and heard from hundreds of Californians who were most directly affected by the January 1997 floods. This Report (1) summarizes the actions taken as a result of recommendations in FEAT's 30-day report; (2) offers further recommendations for improved flood response and recovery; and (3) suggests a more thorough evaluation of flood management options, including new emphasis on non-structural solutions.
Toggle Image Flood Fighting at Home 10/01/2004 (PDF, 898 KB)
Description: Easy ways to keep water out of your house.
Toggle Image San Clemente Dam Seismic Saftey Project EIR/EIS 2008
Description: The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) have prepared this Final Environmental Impact Report (EIR) and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) under the California Environment Quality Act (CEQA) of 1970, and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969. The EIR/EIS addresses the San Clemente Dam Seismic Safety Project.
Volume1 (PDF, 42.39 MB)
Volume 2 (PDF, 80.57 MB)
Volume 3 (PDF, 135.89 MB)
Volume 4 (PDF, 126.47 MB)
Toggle Image Security at State Water Project Reservoirs 03/01/2011 (PDF, 2.10 MB)
Description: Since September 11, 2001, the Department of Water Resources has tightened security procedures at all SWP facilities. Learn more about these restrictions in this brochure.
Toggle Image Staying Safe on the California Aqueduct with Albert and Einstein 2000
Description: With the help of DWR’s water safety mascots Albert and Einstein, this brochure teaches children how to be safe while fishing along the California Aqueduct.
Toggle Image Water Safety 05/01/2002 (PDF, 645 KB)
Description: Through this brochure, learn how to be safe while enjoying the SWP’s lakes and reservoirs, as well as along the California Aqueduct. The brochure points out hazards along the aqueduct and explains the "drownproofing" method.
Toggle Image Water Safety (Spanish) 05/01/2002 (PDF, 651 KB)
Description: Through this brochure, learn how to be safe while enjoying the SWP’s lakes and reservoirs, as well as along the California Aqueduct. The brochure points out hazards along the aqueduct and explains the "drownproofing" method.
Toggle Image Water Safety Materials Catalog 07/16/2002 (PDF, 2.01 MB)
Description: The SWP was built with recreation as a project purpose and offers 37 recreational sites, including 18 fishing access sites, most along the California Aqueduct. To help you learn more about water safety while visiting SWP lakes and reservoirs and the California Aqueduct, DWR’s Office of Water Education (OWE) offers several publications for children and adults. This publication provides a listing of the most recent publishing date for each publication, along with a brief summary of the contents.

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