Today’s Solutions: January 25, 2022

Hurrah! Hurrah! For the first time since 2011, the entire state of California is free of drought. Californians can thank all that record-breaking rain they’ve been getting, which has helped add water to the soil and build up the state’s snowpack.

In the south and north, some dryness persists. San Diego County reservoirs have only hit 65 percent capacity. Regardless, this is news to celebrate. Remember when state water reservoirs were so empty that they barely looked like reservoirs at all? Or when pools became the ultimate luxury? Although a warming climate could surely create drought-like conditions in the near future, for now, Californians can enjoy the rare sight of lush green hills and flowing creeks.

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