As we leave 2020, the soils are dry (and ashen) and most reservoirs and aquifers have been somewhat drawn down by the dry year. Most major water storage reservoirs have below average storage, but some are above average. We enter WY 2021 with less stored water than when we entered 2020.
- California Department of Water Resources: News release: Water Year 2020 demonstrates California’s weather variability
- California Department of Water Resources: Report: Water Year 2020