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The USGS California Water Science Center works with state and other Federal agencies to conduct studies that will give water managers the knowledge they need to effectively allocate water resources under increasing demands.

Drought Information

California's drought information.

2013 was the driest calendar year for California in 119 years of recorded history. Drought is gauged by comparing real-time data from streamgages and groundwater wells to historic data. Find out about drought conditions in your area.


Publications

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California's Central Valley Groundwater Study: A Powerful New Tool to Assess Water Resources in California's Central Valley California's Central Valley Groundwater Study: A Powerful New Tool to Assess Water Resources in California's Central Valley
Publication Date: 2009
Publication Type: Fact Sheet

image of publication coverEarthquakes-Rattling the Earth's Plumbing System
Publication Date: October 2003
Publication Type: Fact Sheet

image of publication coverGroundwater Availability of the Central Valley Aquifer, California
Publication Date: 2009
Publication Type: Professional Paper

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