Drought Status

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Cambridge Water System - Current Drought Status

September 5, 2020

On September 4, 2020 – the Level 2 drought level remains unchanged from the previous month’s declaration.

A copy of the formal drought declaration letter can be seen using the following link: 

Drought Declaration Letter

As of August 12, 2020 the Drought Management Task Force has recommended and the Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs has declared a level 2 – Significant Drought. 

On July 1, 2020, the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MADEP) has declared that Middlesex County and other locations in Massachusetts be categorized as being in at Level 1 a Mild Drought which is based on the updated State Drought Management plan put into use in September of 2019. 

Drought Management Task Force Presentation

Additional Drought Related Resources