Connecticut Drought Information Center

A service of the Connecticut Water Planning Council
The Interagency Drought Workgroup met Jan. 4, 2024 and, at this time, a drought stage has not been declared for any part of Connecticut. The Interagency Drought Workgroup (IDW) will continue to monitor conditions - currently streamflow and groundwater conditions are normal/above normal - and will update this page as needed.  The Feb. 8, 2024 meeting is cancelled and the IDW will meet again on March 7, 2024 as scheduled. 
Interagency Drought Workgroup Meetings

All meetings will take place at 1 pm on the first Thursday of the month, unless otherwise noted.
2024 Meeting Schedule Agendas Meeting Record Other Documents and Notes
January 4, 2024  Agenda Recording

 November 2023 Conditions
 December 2023 Conditions

February 8, 2024*- CANCELLED N/A N/A January 2024 Conditions
*second Thursday of the month
March 7, 2024

April 4, 2024      
May 9, 2024*     *second Thursday of the month
June 6, 2024      
July 11, 2024*     *second Thursday of the month
August 8, 2024*     *second Thursday of the month
September 5, 2024      
October 3, 2024
     
November 7, 2024      
December 5, 2024


 

Previous Years' Meetings:
Meetings at 1:00 Agendas Meeting Record  Other Documents and Notes 
January 5, 2023  Agenda  Minutes Recording Handout 
February 2, 2023 Agenda  Minutes Recording  
March 2, 2023 Agenda  Minutes Recording  
April 6, 2023 Agenda

Minutes

Recording

Handout
May 4, 2023 Agenda 

Minutes

Recording

Handout - see agenda plus IDW_USGS_Conditions_2023-04-30

June 8, 2023 (2nd Th) Agenda

Minutes

Recording

Handout

Flash Drought Workshop Debrief

July 6, 2023 Agenda 

Draft Minutes

Recording

Handout 
August 3, 2023 Agenda

Minutes

Recording

Handout
2023-07-27 Slides from NE DEWS Meeting
CISA Extreme Weather Trends and Impacts in CT
IDW Agency Representation (as of 8/1/23)

 

September 7, 2023 Agenda

Draft Minutes

Recording

Handout

2022 Drought After-Action Report
October 5, 2023 - CANCELLED
N/A N/A N/A
November 2, 2023  Agenda

Draft Minutes

Recording

Handout 
December 7, 2023 - 
CANCELLED
N/A N/A N/A

 

12-8-2022 meeting:  AgendaHandoutDraft MinutesVideo2/28/2023 WorkshopDrought Plan Review by Recommendation

11-7-2022 meeting:  AgendaHandout 1Handout 2(NWS update)Draft MinutesVideoDrought Plan Review by Recommendation

11-3-2022 meeting:  No quorum - adjourned to 11/7/2022

10-6-2022 meeting:  AgendaHandoutMinutes;  Video

9-08-2022 meeting:  AgendaHandoutMinutesVideo

8-18-2022 meeting:  AgendaHandoutMinutes;  Video

8-04-2022 meeting:  AgendaHandoutMinutesVideo;  Draft Updated Drought PlanPlan Change Log

7-13-2022 meeting:  AgendaHandoutMinutesVideo, Part A;  Video, Part B

6-02-2022 meeting:  AgendaHandoutMinutesVideo

5-05-2022 meeting:  AgendaMinutesWorking Draft Drought Plan;  Working Drought Plan Spreadsheet;   Audio

4-07-2022 meeting:  CANCELED

3-03-2022 meeting:  AgendaSpreadsheet (as revised 2/3/2022); Minutes;  Audio

2-03-2022 meeting:  AgendaSpreadsheet (as revised 2/3/2022); Minutes;  Audio

1/06/2022 meeting:  Agenda;  Handout;  MinutesAudio

12/02/2021 meeting:  Agenda  Minutes

11/04/2021 meeting:  Agenda  Minutes

10/14/2021 meeting:  Agenda  Minutes

10/07/2021 meeting:  Postponed to 10/14/2021

09/29/2021 meeting:  Agenda  Minutes

09/02/2021 meeting:  Agenda  Handouts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6   Draft Minutes   Recording

08/05/2021 meeting:  Canceled

07/08/2021 meeting:  Canceled

06/03/2021 meeting:  Canceled

05/06/2021 meeting:  Agenda  Handout  Minutes  Recording

04/08/2021 meeting:  Canceled

03/04/2021 meeting:  Agenda  Handout  Minutes  Recording

02/04/2021 meeting:  Canceled

01/07/2021 meeting:  Agenda  Handout  Minutes  Recording

12/10/2020 meeting:  Agenda  Handout  Minutes  Recording

11/05/2020 meeting:  Agenda  Handout  Minutes  Recording

10/01/2020 meeting:  Agenda  Handout  Minutes  Recording

09/17/2020 meeting: Agenda  Handout  Minutes  Recording

09/03/2020 meeting: Agenda  Handout 1  Handout 2  Draft Minutes  Recording

08/20/2020 meeting: Agenda  Handout  Minutes  Recording

08/13/2020 meeting: Agenda  Handout 1  Handout 2  Minutes  Recording

07/23/2020 meeting: Agenda  Minutes  Recording

07/9/2020 meeting:   Agenda   Minutes   Recording

06/30/2020 meeting:  Agenda   Minutes    Recording