Merced County Drought Assistance

Drought Information


Welcome to Merced County’s drought information page. The purpose of this site is to provide resources, contacts and information regarding drought impacts and available options for residents who have lost their water supply.
The tabs on the left side of the page provide:
  • A general overview of the drought and background information
  • The Merced County Emergency Water Distribution Program
  • Low-interest loan and well financing information
  • Merced County’s Groundwater Ordinance

Contact Information


A phone number for drought-related inquiries is available on the right side of the page. The number will give the user an option of connecting with personnel overseeing the Emergency Water Distribution Plan as well as the Merced County Office of Emergency Services and the Merced County Department of Public Health, Division of Environmental Health.

Language Options


This site can be translated to other languages by clicking on the “Select Language” button at the bottom of the page.

Este sitio puede ser traducido a otros idiomas , haga clic en el botón " traducir" en la parte inferior de la página.

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