Dashboard of Key Indicators

Water Supply Reliability

Availability

Local Rainfall

Lindbergh Field Station as of Feb. 28, 2017
Date Rainfall (in) Water Year to Date (in) Percent of Average*
October 0.07 0.07 12%
November 0.61 0.68 43%
December 4.22 4.90 158%
January 3.01 7.91 155%
February 3.71 11.62 158%

Colorado River

Hydrologic Conditions as of March 20, 2017
Hydrologic IndicatorPercent of Average*
Upper Basin Precipitation123%
Upper Basin Snowpack128%
Forecasted Unregulated Inflow to Lake Powell14.0%
Reservoir Storage Levels as of March 20, 2017
ReservoirStorage in MAFPercent of Capacity
Lake Mead10.741%
Lake Powell11.246%
Combined21.943%
MAF = million acre-feet

State Water Project (SWP)

For Calendar Year 2017 as of Jan. 18, 2017
SWP ContractorRequest (AF)Approved Allocation (AF)Percent
Metropolitan Water District 1,911,500 1,146,900 60%
Hydrologic Conditions as of March 20, 2017
Hydrologic IndicatorPercent of Average*
Northern Sierra 8-Station Precipitation Index202%
Northern Sierra Snowpack140%
Reservoir Storage Levels as of March 23, 2017
ReservoirStorage in MAFPercent of Capacity
Oroville2.7879%
San Luis2.0299%
Combined4.8086%

*Percent average is for the water year to date