Honoring Two Key People for Their Work:

Man behind the snow pack survey set to retire

Year in and year out, Californians have become accustomed to the man in the snow. Frank Gehrke has walked through a Sierra meadow during the past 30 years to educate the public about the snow pack. Now, he is retiring. Click here to read more.

 

UCLA Scientist honored by DWR for Large Storm Forecasting Efforts in Conjunction with NASA

UCLA Scientist Dr. Bin Guan is the Department of Water Resources (DWR) 2018 Climate Science Service Award honoree for his tool that identifies atmospheric rivers in weather models. Click on here to read more.

 

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Welcome!

Photo portrait of Yiguo Liang, CVFPB Operations Branch ChiefMeet Yiguo Liang, our new Operations Branch Chief. Yiguo comes to us from DWR’s Division of Flood Management where he worked as the Chief of the Hydrology and Hydraulic Section leading the technical evaluations in support of the 2017 CVFPP Update. Prior to that, also at the Division of Flood Management, Yiguo led the Central Valley Floodplain Evaluation and Delineations Program. Yiguo has over 17 years of experience working in the water resource industry and spent years working for the China Meteorological Administration in Beijing, China. Welcome, Yiguo!