Oroville, Calif.—The Department of Water Resources announced Wednesday that those who receive water from Lake Oroville through the State Water Project will get 30% of their requests.
A 100% allocation is rare even in wet years due to the Delta pumping restrictions set to protect threatened and endangered fish.
California hasn’t seen a 100% allocation since 2006.
Statewide the snow water content is 37% of average.
Lake Oroville is about at two thirds capacity.
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