Assabet, Sudbury and Concord Rivers in Drought

We are seeing more drought as the changing climate brings a change in precipitation patterns.

Summer has just begun and after several months of low rainfall, our watershed is in drought.

These low flow conditions contribute to warmer water temperatures, lower dissolved oxygen, cyanobacteria blooms, invasive species growth, and even fish kills.

Tips on what you can do to conserve water.

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