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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
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. is a useful web site to search library collections in your community and thousands more around the world. (Link will open in a new browser window.)

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Toggle Image Yuba Feather Flood Protection Program 06/21/2013
Description: Yuba Feather Flood Protection Program
This publication is not available electronically. To inquire further, please contact:
Publications Clerk at (916) 653-1097 or
Toggle Image Yield of a Water Supply Well (Water Facts 11) 03/01/2004 (PDF, 275 KB)
Description: The amount of water that a water supply well can produce is important for choosing the correct size pump and meeting the well owner's water needs.
Toggle Image York Creek Diversion Modification Project, Napa County, California - Initial Study 2002 (PDF, 1.63 MB)
Description: The objective of the project is to improve fish passage at the York Creek diversion structure so that steelhead could gain consistent and reliable access to the reach of York Creek between the diversion and York Creek Dam. The proposed project would provide improved fish passage by cutting down the concrete diversion structure and raising the streambed elevation below the diversion with boulder weirs to reduce the drop that currently exists under most flow conditions.