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July 14, 2022

Level 2 Drought Declaration For the Connecticut River Valley

The Drought Management Task Force has declared a "Level 2 -Significant Drought" for our area. For information on Massachusetts’ drought status please visit the task force website: https://www.mass.gov/info-details/drought-status

The Massachusetts Drought Management Task Force has recently upgraded the drought status for the Connecticut River Valley Region to a "Level 2 -Significant Drought". The Declaration of a Level 2 Significant Drought prohibits the use of irrigation systems and requires users of the Easthampton Public Water System to limit outdoor watering to the use of hand-held hoses or watering cans, before 9:00 am or after 5:00 pm. Please be very mindful of your water consumption.

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