Status of Response to 2014 Drought

Local water agencies across California are beginning to take action in the face of record-dry conditions in early 2014. Many water suppliers are calling on customers to step up conservation efforts, while some already have implemented mandatory restrictions on water use.

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 7/21/2014

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