Mississippi State Drought Programs
Program Title: Drought Task Force (ad hoc)
Function: Mitigation, Response, Monitoring and Prediction, Communication
Program Assistance or Functional Assistance: No data
Statute or Authority: Executive Branch
Agencies (primary agency listed first): MS Land and Water Resources, Div. of Environmental Quality
Customers Served: Localities, general public
Triggering Event or Circumstance-How does this program relate to drought? Formed as needed. MS ordinarily receives 55 inches of annual precipitation.
Unmet Needs at federal, state, local and tribal levels. Includes changes from customer or "provider" perspective: No data
Program Limitations: MS is heavily dependent on deep wells.
Contact Name and Phone Number: Charles Branch, MS Land & Water Resources