MA Drought Alert - August 2022 - Download PDF
Current City and Town Water Restrictions
- Download the Water Use Restrictions Map
MassDEP regularly updates this map and list during the monitoring season (normally May 1 through Sep. 30).
What should communities do during a drought?
There is great information on drought management and water conservation for water suppliers, school, recreation and facilities managers, planning boards, and more on the Conserve MA Water site.
Tips for Saving Water
Find great tips for indoor and outdoor water conservation on the Conserve MA Water site.
Download - Water savings tips outdoor
Download - Water savings tips indoor
Information for Private Well Owners
During a drought, wells and surface water bodies can drop to low levels because there is less water to draw from the ground. Your water supply could likely be affected if the drought continues.
Learn more about how private well owners can conserve water and make an impact on your own water supply as well as the community's water supply. Find out what to do if your well has gone dry as well as troubleshooting of common issues and solutions encountered by private well owners during a drought.
Social Media Resources
Find additional social media products on the Conserve MA Water website.