ACWA Executive Director Quinn Comments on DWR Snowpack Measurements

  • by Heather Engel
  • Jan 4, 2018
  • News Releases

SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Water Resources released results from the first snow survey of 2018 on Jan. 3. While the results show a predictably weak snowpack following a dry December, California reservoirs remain in good shape, highlighting the vital role of maintaining and improving the state’s water infrastructure.

ACWA Executive Director Timothy Quinn released the following statement on the latest DWR snowpack levels.

“Every year, a water manager has to be ready for a wide range of activities that can include a heavy surplus, where you’re working to find storage, or shortages where you’re identifying ways to cover them. ACWA member agencies have developed contingency plans to cover that wide range of alternative outcomes. This year is looking dry so far, but we have to be ready for most anything – and we are ready.”

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Contact: Heather Engel, Director of Communications, (916) 441-4545 or (760) 217-0627 (cell)

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