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Drought Response and Recovery Guide for Water Utilities

This interactive, user-friendly guide provides worksheets, best practices, videos and key resources for responding to drought emergencies and building long-term resilience. The guide relays lessons learned from nine small- to medium-sized utilities nationwide that have responded to extreme drought conditions.

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