Drought Status

The State's Drought Management page has up-to-date information on Dover's drought status, the drought management task force meetings, the drought index data, and monthly hydrological conditions reports. You can also view and easily download drought-related outreach materials

Current Drought Map
Provided by Mass Drought Status

Drought Levels:

Level 0 - Normal: No restrictions

Level 1 - Mild Drought: 1 day/week watering, 5PM-9AM

Level 2 - Significant Drought: watering limited to hand-held hoses and watering cans only between 5PM-9AM

Level 3 - Critical Drought: Ban on all non-essential outdoor water use

Level 4 - Emergency Drought: Ban on all non-essential outdoor water use and some essential water uses.