Gov SandovalThe Chairman’s Initiative of Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval fosters a regional dialogue in which states share best practices on drought policy, preparedness and management. In addition to hosting meetings that focused on specific sectors, the Western Governors' Drought Forum continues to create an online resource library that will feature a growing collection of drought resources such as webinars, Science Briefs and drought tools.


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Drought Forum Year-One Report: Executive Summary

Read the Executive Summary of the Western Governors' Drought Forum Year-One Report. 

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The Western Governors’ Drought Forum Webinar Series features regional experts on water and drought management. Learn more and watch the webinars on our Webinars page.


Gov Brown Speaks CaliforniaThe Drought Forum meetings in Oklahoma, Arizona, California (where Gov. Jerry Brown, right, spoke along with Gov. Sandoval), Nevada and New Mexico gathered state and industry experts to discuss drought impacts in various sectors. In addition, they shared policy solutions, case studies and best practices. Find meeting summaries, presentations, case study videos, media coverage, and download the agendas from ALL workshops on the Drought Forum Meetings page.


WGA thanks our Western Governors’ Drought Forum Sponsors.The initiative is being conducted in partnership with NOAA’s National Integrated Drought Information System.