Effective October 13, 2020
Due to months of below-normal rainfall, the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) declared a Level 2 – Significant Drought in all seven regions of the Commonwealth. At a Level 2 – Significant Drought, conditions are becoming significantly dry and warrant an emphasis on water conservation and more stringent watering restrictions.
Aquarion’s water system serving Millbury, MA receives a portion of its water supply from the City of Worcester. Due to the drought conditions, the City of Worcester is now at a Stage 1 Water Supply Alert. As such, Aquarion is enacting water use restrictions with the goal of reducing water use by 10%. The specific restrictions are listed below.
As it is late in the year and most irrigation systems will soon be shut off for the season, residents with irrigation systems are encouraged to shut them off immediately.
Water waste is prohibited, including:
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