Signs of Drought at Ice House Pond - October 2016

Drought of 2016

Some recent news articles about the drought:

Signs of Drought at Ice House Pond - October 2016
Ice House Pond

Drought conditions ease slightly
By Rob Haneisen, Metrowest Daily News, 10-13-16
http://hopkinton.wickedlocal.com/news/20161013/drought-conditions-ease-slightly

Extreme drought unchanged in Massachusetts
By Rob Haneisen, Metrowest Daily News, 10-6-16
http://www.metrowestdailynews.com/news/20161006/extreme-drought-unchanged-in-massachusetts

Hopkinton selectmen hear briefing on drought
By Jonathan Phelps, Metrowest Daily News, 9-23-16
http://www.metrowestdailynews.com/news/20160923/hopkinton-selectmen-hear-briefing-on-drought

Tips from Angel’s: Dealing with Drought Conditions
By Tom Nappi, HCAM News Director, 9-22-16
http://www.hcam.tv/news/tips-angels-dealing-drought-conditions

Private wells, water companies hit amid extreme drought
By Brad Avery, Metrowest Daily News, 9-18-16
http://hopkinton.wickedlocal.com/news/20160918/private-wells-water-companies-hit-amid-extreme-drought

Signs of Drought at Hopkinton State Park Main Swimming Beach
Hopkinton State Park Main Beach

Crops wilting, businesses suffer from prolonged drought
By Brad Avery, Metrowest Daily News, 8-12-16
http://www.metrowestdailynews.com/news/20160812/crops-wilting-businesses-suffer-from-prolonged-drought

Hopkinton bans lawn watering because of drought
By Jonathan Phelps, Metrowest Daily News, 8-1-16
http://hopkinton.wickedlocal.com/news/20160801/hopkinton-bans-lawn-watering-because-of-drought

Hopkinton residents asked to adhere to water restrictions
By Jonathan Phelps, Metrowest Daily News, 7-26-16
http://hopkinton.wickedlocal.com/news/20160727/hopkinton-residents-asked-to-adhere-to-water-restrictions

Stage 1 water ban declared in Ashland
By Bill Shaner, Metrowest Daily News, 7-25-16
http://hopkinton.wickedlocal.com/news/20160725/stage-1-water-ban-declared-in-ashland

Mandatory Water Ban - No Outdoor Use
Water Ban Sign on the Common

Pubic Notice: Water Use Restrictions
HCAM News, 6-20-16
http://www.hcam.tv/news/pubic-notice-water-use-restrictions

Water use restrictions in Hopkinton
By Jonathan Phelps, Metrowest Daily News, 6-20-16
http://hopkinton.wickedlocal.com/news/20160620/water-use-restrictions-in-hopkinton

Local towns win water system awards – Hopkinton Country Club was a winner in the “Non Transient Non Community” category.
By Brad Avery, Metrowest Daily News, 5-3-16
http://hopkinton.wickedlocal.com/news/20160503/local-towns-win-water-system-awards