It's Official: We're in a Drought

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger

It’s official: After two years of record-low rainfall, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger today declared a statewide drought.  At Central Basin, we have already started ramping- up our efforts, joining in on statewide discussions to improve water supply reliability. See what the media is saying below about the Governor’s declaration, as well as the press release from the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California. For more information on any of our conservation programs, or to learn what you can do to start conserving today, click here.

Schwarzenegger declares statewide drought in Calif.
USA Today - 2 hours ago
By Don Thompson, AP Writer SACRAMENTO — Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is proclaiming a statewide drought after two years of below-average rainfall,

California governor declares state in drought
Reuters - 1 hour ago
By Jim Christie SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – After two years of below-average rainfall in California, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger declared a statewide drought


Metropolitan Water District Statement on Governor’s Drought
Business Wire (press release), CA - 1 hour ago
LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Timothy F. Brick, chairman of the board of directors of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California,

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