Water Resource Collections and Archives




Reference Services

The WRCA welcomes reference questions regarding our materials.

Reference questions regarding WRCA rare print and manuscript collections can be emailed to specialcollections@ucr.edu.

Reference questions regarding WRCA circulating materials can be directed to Orbach Science Library Reference.

Circulation Policies

WRCA's circulating collection is available for checkout by UCR faculty, staff and students.  Members of the community seeking to checkout circulating materials may join the Friends of the UCR Library and receive a library card.  The cost of membership is $45. Loan rules for circulating materials  vary depending on the type of material.  The circulating collection is located in the open stacks on the 1st Floor of the Orbach Science Library.

Interlibrary Loan & Document Delivery

ILL and reproduction request services are available.  All requests for photocopying and photo duplication are subject to Special Collections & University Archives guidelines and duplication fees and U.S. Copyright law.  If you wish to make a request online please search our Scotty Catalog or the Online Archives of California for materials and you may make a request in each system. You will need to create an account in our Special Collections Request System first.

California Water Districts & Associations

The WRCA provides information on over 600 California Water and Irrigation Districts, including access to harvested websites. More information is available here.

Contact Us


 Rare Print & Manuscript Collections
Special Collections & University Archives
Tomás Rivera Library, 4th floor
Monday-Friday, 10am-4pm
WRCA eReference


 Circulating Material
Orbach Science Library, 1st Floor
Library Hours
Reference Services

Last modified: 9/8/2015 9:49 AM by E. Milenkiewicz

UCR Contact Information

Water Resources Collections and Archives
Tomás Rivera Library, 4th Floor
PO Box 5900
University of California
Riverside, CA 92517-5900

Tel: 951-827-3233    Fax: 951-827-4673    email Email

CSUSB Contact Information

Water Resources Institute, CSUSB
Boykin Witherspoon III, Institute Director
California State University, San Bernardino
PL-401 5500 University Parkway
San Bernardino CA 92407-2318

Tel: 909-537-3685    email Email