Read as much as you want on, anywhere and anytime, for just 99¢.


Town tightens water restrictions

Continue reading below

The town recently tightened water restrictions from Level 3 to Level 4. Under Level 4, outdoor watering with sprinklers or irrigation systems is only allowed on Tuesdays and Saturdays from 7 to 10 p.m. Watering with hand-held hoses with nozzles and watering cans is allowed any time, as is car washing. The restrictions are in place until further notice. The announcement came just three days after the town had moved to Level 3 restrictions. Both actions were triggered under state regulations when water flow on the Ipswich River dropped below specified levels. The state adopted the regulations, which apply to all communities that draw water within stressed river basins, to protect those rivers. The two wells and two reservoirs that Danvers uses for its water supply — the system also serves Middleton — are all in the vicinity of the Ipswich River.

Loading comments...
Subscriber Log In

You have reached the limit of 5 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week
Marketing image of
Marketing image of