Saturday, June 4, 2022

"it’s important that we all administer water conservation practices"

"Nearly three-quarters of Massachusetts has been under “abnormally dry” or moderate drought conditions this week, an increase of about 8 percentage points from last week, according to the US Drought Monitor.

The monitor, a collaboration between US government researchers and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, on Thursday put out its weekly drought ratings, which showed just under 74 percent of Massachusetts is rated either abnormally dry or at moderate drought levels, compared with just under 66 percent the week prior. It’s part of a trend that experts warn we will likely see more of due to climate change."

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