What Megadrought? – NOAA – 2014 California Precipitation Was Only 11% Below Normal

According to the NOAA, 2014 precipitation in California was  -2.46″ below the 1901-2000 average. 

That is Only 11%. What Megadrought?  (The real problem is a doubling of population and no big dams built since 1982).

 

Capture

Advertisements

8 Comments

      1. No recovery of the snow pack this year.

        More dams where? Where is the un-captured outflow? Sacramento or Klamath?

        The solution is reduced metropolitan water use and recycling. The real problem is a doubling of the population and the same quantity of water…

  1. Not just population, but also more water intensive Farming.
    Add to that poor water management/development, throw in lowere precip and you have a drought

    Reply

    1. If we build enough desalination plants, thus adding another diversion into the water cycle, we could also help to lower sea levels. No, really!
      wink, wink

      Reply

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s