America's Preparedness Report Card

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Washington Drought

Washington faces the third largest drought threat among states, but it is already working to address its current and future drought risks.

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For more information on how prepared Washington is for its growing drought threat, read the detailed state summary.

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Is Washington Taking Action

  • The state's climate change adaptation plan outlines future drought risks and potential adaptation strategies, but like many states, Washington has not yet implemented future drought-related adaptation measures
  • Washington has already done more than most states to address the drought risks it faces today