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LANCASTER COUNTY DROUGHT WATCH

PA DEP ANNOUNCED DROUGHT DECLARATIONS ON NOVEMBER 3, 2016. DATA FROM THE COMMONWEALTH DROUGHT MONITORING NETWORK SHOW THAT DRY CONDITIONS PERSISTING IN THE MIDDLE OF THE STATE AND LACK OF PRECIPITATION IN THE EASTERN PART OF THE STATE HAVE DEEPENED PRECIPITATION DEFICITS, RESULTING IN EXTREMELY LOW STREAM FLOW AND GROUNDWATER LEVELS.

RECOMMENDED WATER USE REDUCTION:   PA DEP IS ASKING FOR A 5 PERCENT REDUCTION THORUGH VOLUNTARY CONSERVATION MEASURES.

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