Status of Response to 2014 Drought

Local water agencies across California are taking action in the face of record-dry conditions in 2014. Water suppliers are implementing mandatory restrictions on water use and stepping up conservation outreach to help their customers reduce water use and protect water supply reserves for a potential dry 2015.

Here is a snapshot of how local water agencies and communities are responding. Click on a location for details. (To add or change information on the map, email

Updated 3/19/15

Drought status data is provided by Association of California Water Agencies   
  Mandatory Restrictions
  Voluntary Measures
  Agricultural Reductions
  Other actions
  Drought Emergency / Water Shortage Declared