Impacted State Water Project Areas
Areas Affected by the
Metropolitan Water District
April 27, 2022 announcement
Although everyone should conserve water, currently only portions of Los Angeles, Ventura and San Bernardino County are facing mandated outdoor landscape irrigation reductions. Orange County is in a much better water position than some parts of California, due to better planning, water recycling, and more diverse water supplies No water provider in Orange County is currently requiring a reduction in landscape water use.
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California Major Water Supply Reservoirs
This is a very useful map and chart showing the current water levels in each of California’s major reservoirs. It is updated daily by the CA Dept. of Water Resources.
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U.S. Drought Monitor
Maybe you’ve seen it in the media: that map with yellow, orange and red. The U.S. Drought Monitor is a map released every Thursday, showing those parts of the U.S. that are in drought. The map uses five classifications: abnormally dry (D0), moderate (D1), severe (D2), extreme (D3) and exceptional (D4).
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