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Water Conditions

Brochure: Drought and Water Year 2016: Hot and Dry Conditions Continue (Small PDF: 5 MB).
-High resolution PDF: 11.7 MB New

Fact sheet: Will La Niña Make a Difference? (PDF) New

Current Water Conditions

Groundwater Conditions

Click on the images below to see how statewide groundwater levels have changed over the duration of this drought, shown using fall and spring groundwater data. Information about how groundwater data are collected and data for individual wells, as well as additional maps of groundwater level changes, are available on the groundwater website: www.water.ca.gov/groundwater/maps_and_reports/index.cfm

Groundwater Level Change: Fall 2011 to Fall 2015

   
One Year Change:
Fall 2014 to Fall 2015
Two Year Change:
Fall 2013 to Fall 2015
Groundwater level changes- fall 2014-2015
Groundwater level changes- fall 2013-2015
   
Four Year Change:
Fall 2011 to Fall 2015
(More Than 50 Feet)
Four Year Change:
Fall 2011 to Fall 2015
(More Than 100 Feet)
Groundwater level changes- fall 2011-2015 Groundwater level changes- fall 2011-2015