Charts show where California reservoir totals stand after the latest rainstorms
A recent new round of heavy rain and snow following a dry November soaked a thirsty California landscape — but it wasn’t enough to significantly improve the state’s water storage levels, according to data from the California Department of Water Resources. Even after the atmospheric river storm Sunday and Monday, on top of a similar downpour in October, most reservoirs in Northern California saw little change, and remain below water levels both one year ago and historic averages, according to the data.
- NBC Bay Area: Recent Storm Slightly Helps Out Drought
- Your Central Valley: Recent heavy rainfall not enough to overcome drought, experts say
- ABC 10 – Sacramento: Why California’s reservoir numbers don’t show the whole story
- ABC Bakersfield: Kern County Water Agency declares water supply emergency