News, Stories & Media

  • California Water

    Trump Administration advances plan to create new water storage in Northern California

    The location for proposed Sites Reservoir (photo by DWR)The Bureau of Reclamation today released the final feasibility report for the North-of-the-Delta Off-stream Storage Investigation. The report documents the potential costs and benefits of the Sites Reservoir Project. As part of a continuing effort to increase storage capability throughout California, Reclamation and the Sites Project Authority worked together to evaluate new off-stream surface water storage north of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. The Final Feasibility Report was transmitted to Congress on December 22. Read More →

  • California Water

    Reclamation and San Luis & Delta-Mendota Water Authority finalize plan to increase water storage in San Luis Reservoir

    San Luis ReservoirToday, the Bureau of Reclamation and San Luis & Delta-Mendota Water Authority finalized the B.F. Sisk Dam Raise and Reservoir Expansion Project's Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report. This joint proposed project would create an additional 130,000 acre-feet of storage space in San Luis Reservoir, producing additional water supply for 2 million people, over 1 million acres of farmland and 200,000 acres of Pacific Flyway wetlands. Read More →

  • Employees

    Honoring Dr. Bobbi Jo Merten with the Dr. James P. Morgan Memorial Award of Appreciation

    Bobbi Jo Merten, Ph.D., Technical Service Center's Materials and Corrosion Lab Group civil engineer in the field.One of the world's largest voluntary standards-developing organizations has recognized a Reclamation engineer for her work on standards that determine the quality of coatings used on Reclamation structures. The ASTM International Committee G01 on Corrosion of Metals recognized the Reclamation's Bobbi Jo Merten, Ph.D., Technical Service Center's Materials and Corrosion Lab Group civil engineer, with the Dr. James P. Morgan Memorial Award of Appreciation. Read More →

  • Employees

    A Reclamation Family Tradition

    Four generations of the Deming family in 2009In 1941, the Deming family joined the Reclamation family and has contributed nearly 80 years of public service to water users in the Upper Colorado Basin Region. Being part of an organization with strong values and an inspirational mission is a privilege that this family continued for three generations. Read More →

  • Hydropower

    Commissioner Brenda Burman celebrates the hard work of Reclamation employees to deliver reliable water and hydropower for the western United States at Hoover Dam on National Hydropower Day.

Recreation & Public Use

New Melones Launches Every Kid in a Park Pass Every Kid Outdoors

Our country is full of dazzling landscapes where you can play and learn. They protect our wildlife and resources. They let us look into the past and protect our history. Keeping them public supports a healthy planet. Learn More →



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Last Updated: 1/4/21