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New York State Now Under A Drought Watch

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DEC Commissioner Basil Seggos Friday issued a drought watch for the entire state of New York following consultation with the State Drought Management Task Force and Federal partner agencies.

There are no statewide mandatory water use restrictions in place under a drought watch.DEC

However, local public water suppliers may require such measures depending upon local needs and conditions.

DEC encourages residents throughout the state to conserve water whenever possible.

Visit DEC’s Saving Water Makes Good Sense webpage for conservation tips for homeowners to voluntarily reduce water usage.

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