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10/28/2016 - Fairfield County Experiencing Drought Watch

On October 28th, 2016 Governor Daniel P. Malloy issued the State’s first-ever Drought Watch, he is advising residents to be mindful of their water consumption and to limit unnecessary water usage when possible. "After three years of precipitation shortfalls, we are moving to a Drought Watch and it would be extremely helpful if residents could be mindful of their water consumption and take sensible steps to help stretch our water supply," Governor Malloy said.

Water conservation tips and resources:

Free and Easy Water Conservation Tips

Aquarion Water Company Water Conservation Website

Guidelines for Private Well Users in times of Drought or Low Precipitation

State of Connecticut Water Status website.