“Like aiming to run a Marathon in a set time, Aucklanders and their water supply need to hit some key targets to avoid unprecedented water restrictions in the coming summer.

Storage lakes remain stubbornly around only 45 per cent full, after the driest year so far on record, and the Metservice is forecasting an unusually dry run for Auckland, from August to November.”

Continue to read on: https://www.stuff.co.nz/environment/climate-news/121904411/auckland-drought–will-there-be-a-summer-drytastrophe