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Department of Water Resources Releases Drought Planning Report

Department of Water Resources

The Department of Water Resources (DWR) released a draft report on Tuesday to help small water suppliers and rural communities plan for the next drought, wildfire, or other natural disaster that may cause water shortages. The report, entitled Small Water Suppliers and Rural Communities at Risk of Drought and Water Shortage …

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March Storms Not Enough to Offset Dry Winter

Higher than Average Snowpack, but Drought’s Still On

The Department of Water Resources (DWR) conducted the fourth manual snow survey of 2020 yesterday at Phillips Station. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, DWR provided a video of the results in lieu of conducting a live media event on site. Yesterday’s manual survey recorded 43.5 inches of snow depth …

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