Drought conditions persist across portions of Connecticut. Residents and businesses are urged to conserve water.  Visit the Drought Information Center to learn more.

Interagency Drought Workgroup

The Interagency Drought Workgroup (IDW) is the entity responsible for actively monitoring water conditions and recommending drought declarations and mitigation actions to the Office of the Governor and state agency commissioners, under the authority of the WPC in accordance with the Connecticut Drought Preparedness and Response Plan.

Connecticut's Interagency Drought Workgroup (IDW) consists of representatives from:
Department of Agriculture                                Department of Public Health
                        Department of Energy and Environmental Protection                  Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection
With technical assistance from:
     United States Geological Survey                     United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration   United States National Weather Service


This web page is under development.  More information to come.