Five College Consortium

Severe Drought Information

Important Information Concerning Current Drought Conditions

As you may know, western Massachusetts is currently experiencing drought conditions. Drought management plans and water conservation measures are being put in place throughout the area. The town of Amherst has, since the beginning of August, imposed mandatory water conservation measures. The campuses of Amherst, Hampshire, and UMass have put in place their own measures. For information on various regional water conservation plans, please click below:

Amherst College
Hampshire College
University of Massachusetts

Town of Amherst
Commonwealth of Massachusetts