Emergency

Drought

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As a region, Sonoma County is experiencing a severe multi-year drought with rainfall and water storage levels sinking to historic lows. On April 21, 2021, Gov. Gavin Newsom proclaimed a state of emergency in Sonoma County due to drought conditions in the Russian River watershed. Since the Governor’s proclamation, the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors also proclaimed a drought emergency and all regional water suppliers have implemented mandatory reductions from their customers. Learn more about resources available, depending on where you receive your water.

 



Drought town hall meetings

Drought update and town hall – Aug. 4, 2022