ASHLAND – The Town of Ashland has entered into Stage Two outdoor water use restriction, effective immediately today, August 8.
With the lack of rainfall, the Hopkinton Reservoir level has dropped below 295.35 feet.
According to the Town Bylaw – Nonessential Outdoor Water Use is prohibited, including irrigation and handheld lawn watering.
Stage 1 included:
STAGE 1 – Hopkinton Reservoir below 295.85 feet between the days of June 1 through August 31 each year.
i. Unattended watering using municipally-supplied water is prohibited
Car washing: Car or vehicle washing using municipally-supplied water is prohibited.
Washing of structures: Washing of structures including but not limited to buildings, houses, sheds, driveways, sidewalks, decks, fences, or patios using municipally supplied water is prohibited.
Swimming Pools: Filling and topping off of swimming pools larger than 300 gallons, using municipally-supplied water is prohibited