Local Drought Preparations Continue Despite Recent Rains

Communities in the Klamath-Trinity region are moving ahead with emergency drought plans despite the recent rains that sent much-needed water into local streams and reservoirs. Trinity Lake is holding 1,263,380 acre feet of water – around 52 percent of its total capacity – up by 5 percent from where it was just a month ago. Read More →

Hoopa Valley Tribe Declares Drought Emergency

“We’re setting a new record, and it’s not a good one,” fisheries hydrologist, Robert Franklin said during an emergency meeting with tribal departments on Monday morning. “The flows are the lowest anyone alive has seen (at this time of year).” Read More →

No Relief in Sight as California Begins Third Year of Drought

The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) reported that snowfall and rainfall in many parts of California are putting the state on track to have “about the driest year on record.” Read More →