California is home to a number of reservoirs and dams that provide water and power to surrounding cities and farms. However, as 2013 proved to be one of the driest years, the sources of water are not as plentiful as they have been in past years. KQED’s The Lowdown takes a closer look at how the drought impacted the level of water in reservoirs. Come and explore this interactive visualization, created by Bay Area web developer Victor Powell, that shows the changing water levels since 2010 in California’s 30-largest reservoirs such as Lake Shasta and Lake Berryessa.
A Visualization of How The Drought is Impacting California's Reservoirs