A photo from the February 27 snow survey at Phillips Station, Calif.

The Department of Water Resources (DWR) today conducted the third manual snow survey of 2020 at Phillips Station. The manual survey recorded 29 inches of snow depth and a snow water equivalent (SWE) of 11.5 inches, which is 47 percent of the March average for this location. The SWE measures the amount of water contained in the snowpack, which provi ...