navigation bar
   
njdep  
njdep home about dep index by topic programs and units dep online
njdep home about dep index by topic programs and units dep online
New Jersey Drought Information
image-drops       
NJ Drought Hotline: 1-800-4-ITS-DRY
Outside New Jersey Please Call: 1-609-633-0560
 
drought news drought status ask njdrought drought home
 

Current Reservoir Levels

Combined Northeast Reservoirs Combined Northeast Reservoirs graph represents the total of 13 separate reservoirs with a combined capacity of 76.2 billion gallons (BG). These reservoirs are owned and operated by four agencies. Declaration of Drought "Warning" or "Emergency" is based on analysis of precipitation during the preceding months and reservoir levels.
     
United Water of NJ Reservoirs   Designed to be drawn down in the summer, reservoirs refill in the spring through runoff naturally and by pumping water up into them.

United Water of New Jersey has four reservoirs with a total capacity of 13.9 BG.
     
Newark Reservoirs   The Newark Water Department owns five reservoirs with a total capacity of 14.4 BG.
     
North Jersey District Reservoir   The North Jersey District Water Supply Commission owns and operates two reservoirs with a total capacity of 36.6 BG and two pumping stations on the Pompton and Ramapo rivers which are used to refill the reservoirs.
     
Jersey City Reservoirs   The Jersey City Water Department owns 2 reservoirs with total capacity of 11.4 BG
     
   
bottom footer contact dep privacy notice legal statement accessibility statement nj home nj home citizen business government services a to z departments dep home

drought: drought home | drought news | drought status | contact us
department: njdep home | about dep | index by topic | programs/units | dep online
statewide: njhome | citizen | business | government | services A to Z | departments | search

Copyright © State of New Jersey, 1996-2014
Department of Environmental Protection
P. O. Box 402
Trenton, NJ 08625-0402

Last Updated: August 15, 2013