State actions against drought
Governor Gavin Newsom expands his drought emergency proclamation to include counties in the Klamath River, Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, and Tulare Lake Watershed. These areas need faster action to protect public health, safety, and the environment.
Governor Newsom proclaims a drought emergency. This lets the state prepare and respond to drought in the Russian River Watershed of Sonoma and Mendocino counties.
Governor Newsom directs many state agencies to prepare a Water Resilience Portfolio (released in July 2020).