Drought Outlook and Climate Forum yield ideas for Northeast.
Pennsylvania drought

Montgomery County Planning Commission | Pennsylvania

The Northeast Drought Outlook and Climate Forum in October in Boston, Massachusetts, yielded valuable ideas on how to respond to, plan for and prepare for drought at the local, state and federal levels. State and federal experts brought in by the National Integrated Drought Information System looked ahead to 2017 drought prospects and examined what regional drought groups are doing to mitigate potential future events.

DOI Bureau of Reclamation
Funding opportunities available for drought planning, resiliency
The Bureau of Reclamation Drought Response Program announced two funding opportunities for western states water suppliers. Applicants can ask for up to $200,000 to create or update a drought plan to be completed within two years.
Apply here. A second grant is available for drought resiliency projects. Applicants can ask for up to $750,000 for projects to be completed within three years. Apply here. Applications are due by Feb. 14, 2017.
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The Drought Risk Management Resource Center conducts and applies research to improve drought resilience across the United States. It is a partnership between the National Integrated Drought Information System and the National Drought Mitigation Center, based at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. NIDIS supports the DRMRC through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Sectoral Applications Research Program.
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