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Last Updated: Jan 11, 2016 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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The CSUS Library is a partial depository library, which means that  we get some, not all goverment publications distributed to libraries. Search OneSearch to see what we have.

You can also search the  CA State Library, especially good for government publications.

  • Water links
    Links to government agencies for water data and water plans, etc.

Search Engines

  • USGS (United States Geological Survey)
    The USGS is a science organization that provides impartial information on the health of our ecosystems and environment, the natural hazards that threaten us, the natural resources we rely on, the impacts of climate and land-use change, and the core science systems that help us provide timely, relevant, and useable information.
  • Use Goolgle- limited to government websites
    After your search terms add this:
    san joaquin river site:gov
  • Federal Digital System (old name GPO Access)
    Code of Federal Regulations, Congressional Bills, Congressional Documents, Congressional Hearings, Congressional Record, Congressional Reports, Public and Private Laws, United States Code

Government Agencies

  • Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
    The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is a consortium of 26 cities and water districts that provides drinking water to nearly 19 million people in parts of Los Angeles, Orange, San Diego, Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura counties.

    The mission of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is to provide its service area with adequate and reliable supplies of high-quality water to meet present and future needs in an environmentally and economically responsible way.
  • Westland's Water District
    It is the mission of Westlands Water District to provide a timely, reliable and affordable water supply to its landowners and water users, and to provide drainage service to those lands that need it. To this end, Westlands is committed to the preservation of its federal contract, which includes water and drainage service, and to the acquisition of additional water necessary to meet the needs of its landowners and water users. Formed in 1952, Westlands encompasses more than 600,000 acres of farmland in western Fresno and Kings counties. The District serves approximately 600 family-owned farms that average 900 acres in size.
  • California Water Districts & Associations from UCR and CSUSB
    List of Below is a list of hundreds of California water and irrigation districts, along with major water associations. It is up to you to sort through them for the relevant.
  • Central Valley Project
    The Central Valley Project is the federal water management program which is run by Bureau of Reclamation under the Dept. of the Interior. Its Delta Division provides for the transport of water through the central portion of the great Central Valley, including the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.
  • California State Water Project
    "The California State Water Project is a water storage and delivery system of reservoirs, aqueducts, powerplants and pumping plants. Its main purpose is to store water and distribute it to 29 urban and agricultural water suppliers in Northern California, the San Francisco Bay Area, the San Joaquin Valley, the Central Coast, and Southern California." Look at the link to the Delta in the left column.
    CALFED was the predesscor to the Delta Stewardhip Council. "Look at this archival site for historical information on the CALFED Bay-Delta Program, a collaboration among 25 state and federal agencies that came together with a mission: to improve California’s water supply and the ecological health of the San Francisco Bay/Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta."
  • Regional Water Authority (RWA)
    Regional Water Authority (RWA) is a joint powers authority that serves and represents the interests of over 20 water providers and associated agencies in the greater Sacramento area.

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