From KCRA – The ‘bank’ sits about 200 feet beneath the city of Sacramento. It is already being used to store excess surface water in preparation for another dry year. Northern California lucked out with a major storm at the end of October and a very¬†active storm pattern in December. But in a long-standing drought, luck alone won’t cut it. That’s why water managers have spent the last two decades building up a new concept for storing water as a way to build drought and climate change resiliency for the region. It’s called the Sacramento Regional Water Bank, and it is already being used to benefit residents. (more)