Hydrology and Water Resources: Current Research

Using NOAA Climate Forecasts with Hydrologic Assessment to Reduce Drought Vulnerability and Improve Water Management in Washington State



The purpose of this research is to develop and implement climate and hydrologic forecasts for water management in the States of Washington and California, to assess the net economic benefits of this forecast information, and to serve as a model implementation of the National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS).


Washington Department of Ecology, California Department of Water Resources

Primary Funding


Related Publications

For publications on climate impacts on PNW water resources, please see CIG Publications.