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The DRBC's drought operating plan, which is designed for managing regional storage, complements the plans of the states which respond to local water supply conditions. The state drought plans look at factors such as precipitation amounts, soil moisture, streamflows, groundwater levels, and local reservoir storage.
Download Map of Current DRB State Drought Status (pdf 1.4 MB; dated June 17, 2015)
- PADEP declares a drought watch for 27 Pa. counties on March 24, 2015; eight are in the DRB. View PADEP press release.
- PADEP announces on May 26, 2015 that its drought watch for 27 Pa. counties (including eight in the DRB) remains in effect. View PADEP press release.
- NEW: On June 17, 2015 PADEP updated its March 24, 2015 drought watch declaration to include 10 additional counties; a total of 37 Pa. counties are now included, and the number in the DRB increased to ten (from eight). View PADEP press release.
New Jersey Drought Information (NJ Drought Hotline: 1-800-4-ITS-DRY or 1-800-448-7379)