I have mentioned our lack of rain and falling water levels. Back on August 1st, the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority listed the Quabbin Reservoir to be at 87% capacity. Coincidentally, I made this image the same day.
This past weekend, on September 3, I went back and made another image.
This is the same location as my recent post emphasizing the sand bar’s connection to the shore. The MWRA has not posted the level recorded for Sept. 1 yet, but it would appear to be a significant change. To date, as far as I have seen on the interweb, Boston itself has not implemented any water use restrictions although several of the outer towns do have some bans, either mandatory or voluntary. There are not too many lawns to be found in downtown Boston to be sure, but there could be other proposals.
This location is inside Gate 35 in Petersham, MA.