BC Drought Levels

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Published by the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development - GeoBC
Licensed under Access Only

The BC Drought Levels layer represents the current drought levels in the Province of British Columbia. The levels are updated as required from May until October by GeoBC and the Water Management Branch of the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development.

For more information on drought in British Columbia, please visit the BC Drought Information webpage or the BC Drought Information Portal. Please visit http://www.livingwatersmart.ca/drought/advisories.html for the latest information.

Data and Resources

Dataset Extent

Latitude: 48.0° to 60.0°
Longitude: -139.5° to -113.5°

Additional Information

Purpose

This dataset was developed for the BC Drought Information Data Portal so show current drought levels by region.

Data Quality

Updated throughout the drought season.

Lineage Statement

Records of past drought conditions can be found in BC Drought Levels Time Lapse 2015-2018 datasets.

More Information

Contact Information

NameValerie Cameron (custodian)
Emailvalerie.cameron@gov.bc.ca
OrganizationMinistry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development
Sub-OrganizationWater Management
NameBen Arril (businessExpert)
EmailBen.Arril@gov.bc.ca
OrganizationMinistry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development
Sub-OrganizationGeoBC

Access & Security

Who can view this dataset? Public
Who can download this dataset?Public

Metadata Information

Record Published 2019-06-17
Record Last Modified 2019-06-17
Resource Status onGoing