Katie Park, the graphics editor at The Washington Post recently published an elegant data visualisation of the impact of the Californian drought on water storage levels.

California is in the fourth year of its most severe drought on record, facing low precipitation, dwindling mountain snowpack levels and the hottest temperatures in state history. The water supply in the state’s reservoirs has dropped to historic lows, especially in the central part of the state.

The Water Scroller

The Water Scroller


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