Drought in Washington 2019

The information on this page is being maintained as an archive of 2019 Drought activities.

We're responsible for monitoring water supply and drought conditions. This year, nearly half the state, 27 watersheds, are part of the state’s drought emergency. The drought declaration expires April 4, 2020.

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Seasonal forecast

We project water supplies by working with state and federal agencies to evaluate seasonal weather forecasts. Averaged statewide,

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