On Friday, May 22nd, the Calif. Department of Water Resources announced that the State Water Project (SWP) now expects to deliver 20 percent of requested supplies in 2020 as a result of above-average precipitation in May.

An initial allocation of 10 percent was announced in December and increased to 15 percent in January. The announcement will likely be the final allocation update of 2020.

Following below-average precipitation most of the winter, May storms delivered 181 percent of average in the Northern Sierra for this time of year. 

Cory Lunde

Last Thursday, May 21st, WG President and CEO Dave Puglia joined KCBS (San Francisco) Radio’s Stan Bunger to field coronavirus-related questions from the Bay Area audience. During the popular Ask an Expert segment, Puglia covered concerns ranging from supply chain disruptions to food bank donations to worker protections.

Click here to listen to the full interview on-demand.

Cory Lunde

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