Want to learn more about how the drought impacts your water utility? See this additional post: Year Four of the Drought and You are Flushing Lines Again Really?
The Climate Prediction Center at the National Weather Service just released the following images depicting the exceptional and extreme drought conditions for essentially all of California. However, improvement is expected due to the anticipated El Nino weather pattern and what is expected to be a wet year. Even with the increased rain, low reservoir levels may continue.