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Connecticut Drought Information Center

A service of the Connecticut Water Planning Council

Status as of June 1, 2020:  Monitoring for potential development of abnormally dry conditions.  Limited precipitation chances through 6/7/2020.

Next update on or before 6/8/2020.


Drought Information Resources:


What can I do to conserve water?

  • Set a voluntary water use reduction goal of 10 or 15%, depending on drought declaration for your area
  • Cut back on unnecessary water use, such as watering lawns, washing cars, or filling fish ponds and swimming pools
  • Put water conservation tips into practice
  • Follow the requests and recommendations of your local water utility 


For local governments:

  • Model water use restriction ordinance (coming soon)
  • Links to drought ordinances by town (coming soon)
Visit Data and Reports for information on hydrologic conditions.