California Water Information

California Reservoirs
California Water Resources

water resources / water scarcity / land and water

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State Snow Depths – Wunderground
SNOTEL Snow Depth Reports

California Snow Water Equivalents
Sierra Snow Pack Data

Eastern Sierra Snow Pack by Sierra Wave
Article published Feb 2014

Eastern Sierra Avalanche Center
Snowpack summaries published Dec 2014

Sierra Avalanche Center
Sierra Nevada Mountain Snow in California


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The Lowest Lake Levels in California
List of Reservoirs below 30% full, as reported Jan. 2015

Conditions for Major Reservoirs in California

  • Trinity Lake
  • Lake Shasta
  • Lake Oroville
  • Folsom Lake
  • New Melones Lake
  • Millerton Lake
  • San Luis Reservoir
  • Don Pedro Reservoir
  • Pine Flat Lake
  • Pyramid Lake
  • Castaic Lake

Daily Reservoir Storage Summary
State wide  updated list of California Reservoirs

San Diego River & Reservoir Data
Map of San Diego Hydrology, Water Storage

San Luis Obispo Reservoir Data
Lakes on the Central Coast of California

  • Lake Nacimiento
  • Whale Rock Reservoir
  • Lake Lopez
  • Santa Margarita Lake
  • Twitchell Reservoir

Ventura County Watershed Map
Watershed Protection District

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California River Forecast Center Map
Overview for recent rainfall data, snow depths, and ocean temperature

California Current River Conditions Dept of Water Resources

California River Forecast
California Nevada River Forecast Center
Drought Info

Upper Sacramento River Forecast
Northern Sacto River

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Irrigated Lands in California – Farming Map

Dry Wells in California – DanaMite’s Map
More than 1,480 domestic well failures in 36 counties have been reported to the state of California recently.

California will need 11 trillion gallons of water to end epic drought by

California Department of Water Resources

Water in California – Wikipedia
Reservoirs, Water Sources, Aquaducts, Water Distribution

Residential Per Capita Water Use across California
Water conservation measures and stats per city

Aquafornia, the Water Education Foundation
California water news from various news sources

Association of California Water Agencies
Largest statewide coalition of public water agencies

USGS Water Data for California
The United States Geological Survey

EPA – Environmental Protection Agency
California Drinking Water | Local Drinking Water Information

California Water Impact Network, C-WIN
Advocates for equitable and environmentally sensitive use of California’s water

California Drought Map
National Drought Mitigation Center


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Heal the Bay
Volunteer, Beach Cleanups, Santa Monica Pier Aquarium

The Pacific Genocide

  • Fukushima Meltdown
  • Acidification of Oceans
  • Overfishing
  • Pollution & Oil Spills
  • Marine Life Watch