14 Sep 2017

Real-Time Rainfall and Reservoir Summary for Santa Barbara County

  Check out real-time rainfall and reservoir levels for Santa Barbara County’s reservoirs Daily rainfall amounts are recorded as of 8am for the previous 24 hours. Rainfall units are expressed in inches. All data on this page are from automated sensors, are preliminary, and subject to verification. Picture represents Lake Cachuma Reservoir from the date… Read more »

01 Sep 2017

Even After One Rainy Winter, Drought Conditions Continue

The Goleta Valley Needs More than One Above Average Year The last five years of below average rainfall produced extreme drought conditions, and recent rains have not been enough to make up for that deficit. Even with winter storms Lake Cachuma is still only half full and remains below the historical average. The groundwater basin… Read more »