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No End in Sight for Drought. Here’s What You Can Do to Help in Greenwich

Aquarion Drought Awareness - Greenwich Free Press

The Town is preparing for the potential of an extended drought which could include additional restrictions. “It is our responsibility to prepare for natural disasters including drought,” Tesei said on Wednesday in a release. “As with other natural disasters, we are preparing for the worst and hoping for the best.” Continue Reading →

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It’s Raining, It’s Pouring… Who is to Blame for the Drought Restrictions?

Aquarion Drought Awareness - Greenwich Free Press

Did Aquarion wait too long to alert Greenwich residents and businesses to the drought? Aquarion said the drop was precipitous, and they reacted quickly: At the end of July the Greenwich water system was at 73.2% capacity. By Aug 30 the Greenwich system had dropped to 48.3% capacity. Continue Reading →

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Enforcement of Mandatory Watering Ban in Greenwich Allows Greenwich Police to Issue Fines

On Thursday the Board of Selectmen will enact Article 5 of the Town’s ordinances, which pertains to water conservation. The ordinance stems back to the late 1970s, early 1980s when Greenwich’s water supplies dwindled to a just a two-week supply.
On Monday night First Selectman Peter Tesei said that once the ordinance is activated, it will provide Greenwich Police the mechanism to enforce with fines. Continue Reading →

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