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New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services

Current Drought Conditions
A Situation Summary for New Hampshire
Drought Conditions Check weekly during continued dry weather for Water Restrictions and Bans Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol.
US Drought Monitor1 Classification for New Hampshire

Updated Thursdays based on data as of 7:00 AM Tuesday at US Drought Monitor


Daily updates at Weather Service Precipitation Analysis Tool or Northeast River Forecast Center

Stream Flow Conditions

Daily updates at USGS WaterWatch - Streamflow conditions

Groundwater Levels

Updated monthly at USGS Groundwater Watch

Drinking Water Supply Reservoirs

Contact the Drinking Water and Groundwater Bureau at 271-0660 for information.

Recreational Lake Levels

Lake water levels for several water bodies in NH can be accessed at DES Real-Time Data & Information for Watersheds in New Hampshire.

Fire Danger Check daily. Conditions change frequently. (updates at NH Division of Forest & Lands)

1. The U.S. Drought Monitor is joint venture of the USDA; National Drought Mitigation Center; US Department of Commerce; and NOAA.

More information at:

DES Drought Management Program
DES Water Conservation Program

Contact Us:

James Martin, Public Information Officer
29 Hazen Drive; PO Box 95
Concord, NH 03302-0095
(603) 271-3710
(603) 271-8013 (fax)
[email protected]



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NH Department of Environmental Services | 29 Hazen Drive | PO Box 95 | Concord, NH 03302-0095
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