Special Links Page
This page was created to provide a single location from which you may find a variety of Ohio drought related data, reports and links to other drought related web sites.
ODNR Division of Water Related Links
News Release on Drought from ODNR
Directive from ODNR Director Sam Speck;
Emergency Water Withdrawals from
ODNR Lakes and Reservoirs
Rules and Contact Information for
Emergency Water Withdrawals from ODNR Lakes
Soil and Water Conservation Districts
County Office Phone Numbers List
Water Withdrawal Rights in Ohio
Special Drought Maps
The Monthly Water Inventory Report
- Monthly Water Inventory Report for Ohio
The Monthly Water Inventory Report for Ohio summarizes recent hydrologic and water supply conditions. It contains precipitation, streamflow, reservoir, ground water, and Lake Erie water storage data.
The Hydrologic Atlas for Ohio (WIR No. 28)
- Hydrologic Atlas for Ohio (WIR No. 28)
The Hydrologic Atlas for Ohio is a 13-page report that includes four large maps containing analysis of 50 years of Ohio hydrologic data covering the period 1931-80. It includes annual precipitation, temperature, streamflow, and water loss information. Also included are average annual lake evaporation and snowfall maps and data.
Water conservation facts sheets
Precipitation/Water Cycle Related Fact Sheets;
Other Sources Not Within ODNR
National Oceanic and
Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Climate Operations Branch/Climate Monitoring
United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Water Resources Division
National Weather Service (NWS)
Offices in Ohio
Great Lakes Water Levels
Automated Flood Warning System (AFWS)
from NOAA and NWS.