Monthly Water Conditions

Monthly hydrologic conditions reports describe precipitation trends, dry periods, high or low river flow conditions, ground water levels, and review the current water year. They can be downloaded from this page.

Precipitation Monitoring

The Office of Water Resources maintains a network of approximately 60 precipitation observation stations throughout Massachusetts, as well as a database.

Drought Management

Information on drought management, drought maps, and a list of Massachusetts towns by drought region.  Also links to the Massachusetts Drought Management Task Force page.

U.S. Geological Survey Cooperative Program

The Office of Water Resources administers cooperative programs with the United States Geological Survey (USGS).  These programs provide timely scientific research and streamflow data to inform statewide policy. Cooperative Water Resource Planning Program