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Level 2 Drought Declared for Central MA

Jul 20, 2022 | Announcements, Home Page Announcements

July 12, 2022: Following lower than normal rainfall for the past four months, Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Bethany Card today announced that conditions have deteriorated across the state and 90 percent of Massachusetts is now experiencing drought conditions. She has declared a Level 2 – Significant Drought in the Connecticut River Valley, Central, Northeast and Southeast Regions, a Level 1 – Mild Drought in the Western and Islands Regions, and Normal conditions in the Cape Cod Region.

Full news release can be found here.

The Auburn Water District has a mandatory odd / even outdoor watering restriction in place from May 1st to October 31st.  Details on the watering restrictions can be found on our Water Conservation Tips page.