17 Drought Tips from Univ. California and Government Agencies
California’s last multi-year
statewide drought was from 1987 to 1992, according to the California State
Department of Water Resources. In 1991, the driest single year of the drought,
23 of California’s 58 counties declared county-wide local states of emergency.
At the time, federal and state
agencies collaborated with the University of California to create 17
"Drought Tips." Below are links to those tips in pdf format, plus two recent
updates. Please click on the links and wait a few moments for the documents to open.
agencies that collaborated on the Drought Tips were:
California Department of Water Resources - Water Conservation
University of California
, UC Davis Department of Land, Air and
USDA Drought Response Office
USDA Soil Conservation Service
The Drought Tips were edited by Anne Jackson of the UC Davis
Department of Land, Air and Water Resources.
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