Dismal snowpack findings portend worsening drought

Dismal snowpack findings portend worsening drought

California statewide water content a measly 12 percent of average for late January.    

Freshly fallen snow from late-arriving storms brightened the scenery but did not end California’s drought. The winter’s second snow survey Jan. 30 found far too little water in the still scant snowpack.

“This winter remains dry, making it very unlikely our record drought will be broken this year,” said California Department of Water Resources (DWR) Director Mark Cowin. 

“Now more than ever, we all need to save every drop we can in our ho

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