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Water Conditions

Brochure: Drought and Water Year 2016: Hot and Dry Conditions Continue (PDF: 5 MB)

Current Water Conditions

Groundwater Conditions

Click on the images below to see how statewide groundwater levels have changed over the duration of this drought, shown using fall and Fall groundwater data. Information about how groundwater data are collected and data for individual wells, as well as additional maps of groundwater level changes, are available on the groundwater website: www.water.ca.gov/groundwater/maps_and_reports/index.cfm

Groundwater Level Change: Fall 2011 to Fall 2016

   
One Year Change:
Fall 2015 to Fall 2016
Three Year Change:
Fall 2013 to Fall 2016
Groundwater level changes- Fall 2015-2016
Groundwater level changes- Fall 2013-2016
   
Five Year Change:
Fall 2011 to Fall 2016
(More Than 50 Feet)
Five Year Change:
Fall 2011 to Fall 2015
(More Than 100 Feet)
Groundwater level changes- Fall 2011-2016 Groundwater level changes- Fall 2011-2016