When the tap runs dry by Australian Broadcasting Corporation

We scraped satellite data showing how the drought impacting Australia’s east coast in 2019-20 was affecting water storage in what was then one of the driest, hottest years on record. In addition, we used a dataset from the Bureau of Meteorology to chart the changes in volume to every water storage facility across the country monitored by the Bureau.
The third dataset we used comprised more than 100 years' worth of soil moisture modelling we were able to show parts of Australia were experiencing their driest conditions ever. Using these datasets, we created a tool to allow users to explore the data in their own regions.