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Drought Orders, Proclamations, Notices, and Letters

Item Date Category
Curtailment order for the Lower Russian River Watershed August 10, 2021 Curtailment Order
Curtailment order for the Upper Russian River Watershed August 2, 2021 Curtailment Order
Notice of Availability of Draft Emergency Curtailment and Reporting Regulation for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Watershed for Public Review and Comment and Notice of Water Unavailability for Senior Water Right Claims in the Delta Watershed July 23, 2021 State Water Board Notice
Executive order declaring a drought emergency in nine additional counties July 8, 2021 Executive Order
Executive order calling for a statewide 15% reduction in water use July 8, 2021 Executive Order
Notice to Public Water Systems: Water Source Contingency and Conservation Planning June 8, 2021 State Water Board Notice
State Water Board Notice of Water Unavailability and Warning of Water Unavailability for Right Holders in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Watershed June 15, 2021 State Water Board Notice
Wiyot Tribe State of Emergency Declaration Due to Drought June 14, 2021 Tribal Drought Declaration
Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians Declaration of State of Emergency Due to Drought June 3, 2021 Tribal Drought Declaration
State Water Board Order Regarding Temporary Urgency Change Petition June 1, 2021 State Water Board Order
Karuk Tribe Declaration of State of Emergency Due to Climate Change May 27, 2021 Tribal Drought Declaration
Resighini Rancheria State of Emergency Declaration Due to Drought May 26, 2021 Tribal Drought Declaration
Tule River Indian Tribe Declaration of Emergency Drought Conditions May 25, 2021 Tribal Drought Declaration
State Water Board Letter Regarding Dry Conditions in the Russian River Watershed May 25, 2021 State Water Board Letter
State Water Board Notice of Unavailability for Russian River Watershed May 25, 2021 State Water Board Notice
Yurok Tribe State of Emergency Declaration Due to Drought May 13, 2021 Tribal Drought Declaration
Governor Newsom’s emergency drought proclamation for 39 additional counties May 10, 2021 Emergency Drought Proclamation
Governor Newsom’s emergency drought proclamation for Mendocino and Sonoma counties April 21, 2021 Emergency Drought Proclamation
Redwood Valley Rancheria Proclamation of Water Emergency April 13, 2021 Tribal Drought Declaration
State Water Board letter regarding Ongoing Dry Conditions in Most California Watersheds March 22, 2021 State Water Board Letter

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