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Frequently Asked Questions: Drought Declaration

Title

Drought Declaration 

Program Area

Water Management 

Specific Program

Drought Planning 

CWCB Section

Office of Water Conservation & Drought Planning 

Question

What is a drought declaration?

Answer

Drought declarations are traditionally made by public officials and may be made at the local, state and federal level. In Colorado, the Water Availability Task Force is responsible for assessing drought conditions and recommends to the governor when an official drought declaration should be made. Water providers can also officially declare a drought. Water restrictions and other drought response measures may be enforced following local drought declarations.
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Created at 10/18/2010 9:46 AM  by System Account 
Last modified at 10/18/2010 9:46 AM  by System Account