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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 1.3 MB; dated September 23, 2015)
- On September 23, 2015, NJDEP issued a Drought Watch for the state's Northeast, Central, and Coastal North drought regions. A small portion of the Delaware River Basin is located in these three drought regions. View NJDEP press release. Click here to view the New Jersey drought information page.
- On July 10, 2015 PADEP lifted its Drought Watch for 37 counties across Pennsylvania; no counties remain in drought watch. View PADEP press release. Click here to view PADEP's drought information page.
New Jersey Drought Information (NJ Drought Hotline: 1-800-4-ITS-DRY or 1-800-448-7379)