As of early spring, usually the moment when the Lake is at its highest point, the water is far from its normal shore. The forecast shows low likelihood of any substantial precipitation. (Josh "Jethro" Bowers / The Mendocino Voice)

Mendo Supes talk drought — Redwood Valley, Calpella may be down to critical health and safety water only within month, about 200 ag connections will be shut off next week

On Monday, the Board of Supervisors and County water managers met to discuss the desperate drought conditions in Mendocino. Water leaders from across the county presented on issues from water shutoffs, to trucking in water ,and discussed ways to work together moving forward.