Water Conservation - Drought Assistance
In 1991, Congress established Reclamation's Drought Program to authorize emergency response and planning assistance that would minimize and mitigate losses and damages resulting from drought conditions.
Under Title I , Reclamation provides emergency drought assistance to states, including the following activities:
Under Title II, Reclamation provides assistance in the development, modification, or updating of cooperative drought contingency or water management plans. Reclamation also sponsors drought contingency planning workshops.