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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.
UPDATED! Download Map of Current DRB State Drought Status (pdf 1.4 MB; effective August 2, 2016)
- The New York State Dept. of Environmental Conservation issued a drought watch for New York State on July 15, 2016. View the press release.
- The New Jersey Dept. of Environmental Protection issued a drought watch for several N.J. counties on July 25, 2016. View the press release.
- The Pennsylvania Dept. of Environmental Protection issued a drought watch for 34 Pa. counties, six in the DRB, on August 2, 2016. View the press release.
New Jersey Drought Information (NJ Drought Hotline: 1-800-4-ITS-DRY or 1-800-448-7379)