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    Does your town have a water ban in effect?

    As Massachusetts endures its worst drought in more than a decade, many of the state’s cities and towns have issued outdoor water restrictions or bans to conserve water.

    Check the map below to see what restrictions your town or city has issued. Many of the bans are punishable by fines.

    The Globe found many residents are skirting those prohibitions or plainly ignoring them, much to the chagrin of water providers and public works departments.

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    The US Drought Monitor’s weekly maps show a significant portion — just under 17 percent — of the state is now suffering an “extreme drought,” while almost three quarters of Massachusetts endures a “severe drought.”

    It’s the first time the US Drought Monitor, a collaboration of university and government officials, has designated an “extreme drought” in Massachusetts since the group started mapping drought conditions in 1999.

    Mass. towns with water use restrictions
    Use this alphabetical list to see if your town has water use restrictions in place.
    Town Public Water Supplier First Restriction Implemented Restriction Level
    Abington Abington/Rockland Joint Water Works 8/15/2016 1 Day or Less
    Acton Water Supply District of Acton 5/1/2016 1 Day or Less
    Adams Adams Fire District 8/15/2016 1 Day or Less
    Amherst Amherst Water Department 7/25/2016 1 Day or Less
    Andover Andover DPW 7/25/2016 Voluntary
    Ashburnham Ashburnham Water Dept. 5/1/2016 Mandatory
    Ashland Howe Street Regional Water Plant 7/25/2016 1 Day or Less
    Athol Athol Water Dept. 6/16/2016 Mandatory
    Attleboro Attleboro Water Dept. 8/18/2016 1 Day or Less
    Auburn Auburn Water District 5/1/2016 Mandatory
    Avon Avon Water Dept. 6/1/2016 Mandatory
    Ayer Ayer Water Dept. 5/1/2016 1 Day or Less
    Barnstable Barnstable Fire District 8/17/2016 Voluntary
    Barnstable Hyannis Water Dept. 6/21/2016 Mandatory
    Barre Barre Water Dept. 5/1/2016 Mandatory
    Belchertown Belchertown Water District 6/9/2016 Voluntary
    Bellingham Bellingham Water Dept. 5/1/2016 1 Day or Less
    Billerica Billerica Water Works 5/1/2016 1 Day or Less
    Blackstone Blackstone Water Dept. 6/1/2016 Mandatory
    Bourne North Sagamore Water District 6/15/2016 Voluntary
    Boylston Boylston Water District 5/1/2016 Voluntary
    Braintree Tri-Town Water Board 7/25/2016 1 Day or Less
    Bridgewater Bridgewater DPW 6/18/2016 1 Day or Less
    Burlington Burlington Water Department 5/1/2016 1 Day or Less
    Byfield Byfield Water District 5/18/2016 Mandatory
    Canton Canton Water Dept. 5/1/2016 1 Day or Less
    Chatham Chatham Water District 6/15/2016 Voluntary
    Chelmsford Chelmsford Water District 5/1/2016 1 Day or Less
    Cohasset Aquarion Water Co. 7/1/2016 1 Day or Less
    Cheshire Cheshire Water Dept. 7/19/2016 1 Day or Less
    Cohasset Cohasset Water Dept. 7/1/2016 Mandatory
    Concord Concord Water Dept. 6/27/2016 1 Day or Less
    Cotuit Cotuit Water Department 8/15/2016 Voluntary
    Danvers Danvers Water Division 5/1/2016 1 Day or Less
    Dartmouth Dartmouth Water Division 5/1/2016 Mandatory
    Dedham Dedham-Westwood Water District 6/1/2016 1 Day or Less
    Devens MassDevelopment 5/16/2016 Mandatory
    Douglas Douglas Water and Sewer 5/1/2016 Mandatory
    Dover Colonial Water Co. 5/1/2016 1 Day or Less
    Duxbury Duxbury Water Dept. 6/28/2016 Mandatory
    East Bridgewater East Bridgewater DPW 6/17/2016 Mandatory
    Easthampton Easthampton Water Dept. 7/7/2016 1 Day or Less
    Easton Easton Water Division 5/1/2016 Mandatory
    Essex Essex Water Department 7/11/2016 1 Day or Less
    Fitchburg Fitchburg Water Dept. 5/19/2016 Mandatory
    Foxborough Foxborough Water and Sewer Comm. 5/1/2016 1 Day or Less
    Franklin Franklin Water Dept. 6/6/2016 1 Day or Less
    Gardner Gardner Water Dept. 5/30/2016 Mandatory
    Georgetown Georgetown Water Dept. 5/18/2016 Mandatory
    Gloucester Gloucester Water Dept. 8/22/2016 1 Day or Less
    Grafton Grafton Water District 1/1/2016 Mandatory
    Grafton South Grafton Water District 5/1/2016 Mandatory
    Greenfield Greenfield DPW 8/19/2016 Voluntary
    Groton Groton Water Department 5/1/2016 1 Day or Less
    Groton West Groton Water Supply District 5/1/2016 1 Day or Less
    Groveland Groveland Water and Sewer 8/17/2016 Mandatory
    Hadley Hadley DPW Water Division 7/27/2016 Mandatory
    Halifax Halifax Water Dept. 5/1/2016 Mandatory
    Hamilton Hamilton Water Dept. 6/8/2016 1 Day or Less
    Hanover Hanover Water Dept. 8/1/2016 1 Day or Less
    Hanson Hanson DPW 3/8/2016 1 Day or Less
    Harwich Harwick Water Dept. 7/7/2016 Voluntary
    Hatfield Hatfield Water Dept. 6/1/2016 Voluntary
    Haverhill Haverhill Water Dept. 7/28/2016 Voluntary
    Hingham Aquarion Water Co. 5/1/2016 1 Day or Less
    Holbrook Tri-Town Water Board 7/25/2016 1 Day or Less
    Holden Holden DPW 5/1/2016 1 Day or Less
    Holliston Holliston Water Dept. 5/1/2016 1 Day or Less
    Hopedale Hopedale Water Dept. 5/1/2016 1 Day or Less
    Hopkinton Hopkinton Water Dept. 5/1/2016 1 Day or Less
    Hudson Hudson Water Dept. 5/1/2016 1 Day or Less
    Hull Aquarion Water Co. 5/1/2016 1 Day or Less
    Ipswich Ipswich Water Dept. 6/20/2016 1 Day or Less
    Kingston Kingston Water Dept. 6/15/2016 Mandatory
    Leicester Cherry Valley and Rochdale Water District 5/1/2016 Mandatory
    Leicester Hillcrest Water District 8/1/2016 Mandatory
    Lincoln Lincoln Water Dept. 5/1/2016 Mandatory
    Littleton Littleton Water Department 5/24/2016 Mandatory
    Lunenburg Lunenburg Water District 5/24/2016 Mandatory
    Lynnfield Lynnfield Center Water District 1/1/2016 1 Day or Less
    Manchester Manchester Water Dept. 7/18/2016 1 Day or Less
    Mansfield Mansfield Water Dept. 5/1/2016 Mandatory
    Marion Marion Water Division 6/15/2016 Mandatory
    Marlborough Marlborough DPW Water Division 5/1/2016 Mandatory
    Maynard Maynard Dept. of Public Works 5/1/2016 1 Day or Less
    Medfield Medfield Water Dept. 6/2/2016 1 Day or Less
    Medway Medway Water Dept. 5/1/2016 1 Day or Less
    Merrimac Merrimac Water Depart. 7/1/2016 1 Day or Less
    Middleborough Middleborough Water Dept. 5/1/2016 Mandatory
    Milford Milford Water Co. 5/18/2016 1 Day or Less
    Millbury Aquarion Water Co. 5/1/2016 1 Day or Less
    Millis Millis Water Dept. 5/1/2016 Mandatory
    Natick Natick Water Division 6/22/2016 1 Day or Less
    Needham Needham Water Dept. 5/2/2016 1 Day or Less
    Newburyport Newburyport Water Works 7/21/2016 Voluntary
    Norfolk Norfolk Dept. of Public Works 1/1/2016 1 Day or Less
    North Attleborough North Attleborough Water Division 5/1/2016 1 Day or Less
    North Chelmsford North Chelmsford Water District 5/1/2016 1 Day or Less
    North Reading North Reading DPW 6/13/2016 Mandatory
    Northampton Northampton Water Dept. 6/21/2016 Mandatory
    Northbridge Whitinsville Water Dist. 5/1/2016 Mandatory
    Norton Norton Water Department 1/1/2016 Mandatory
    Norwell Norwell Water Dept. 6/6/2016 1 Day or Less
    Oak Bluffs Oak Bluffs Water District 5/1/2016 Mandatory
    Orange Orange Water Dept. 6/15/2016 Mandatory
    Oxford Aquarion Water Co. 8/18/2016 Voluntary
    Paxton Paxton Water Dept. 7/22/2016 Mandatory
    Peabody Peabody Water Dept. 7/7/2016 Mandatory
    Pepperell Pepperell Water Division 5/1/2016 1 Day or Less
    Plainville Plainville Water Dept. 7/18/2016 Mandatory
    Plymouth Plymouth DPW Water Division 7/12/2016 1 Day or Less
    Plymouth Plymouth Water Company 5/1/2016 1 Day or Less
    Plymouth Pinehills Water Co. 8/6/2016 Mandatory
    Provincetown Provincetown Water Dept. 6/1/2016 1 Day or Less
    Randolph Tri-Town Water Board 7/25/2016 1 Day or Less
    Raynham North Raynham Water District 6/6/2016 Mandatory
    Raynham Raynham Center Water District 5/1/2016 Mandatory
    Reading Reading Water Dept. 1/1/2016 Mandatory
    Rockland Abington/Rockland Joint Water Works 8/15/2016 1 Day or Less
    Rockport Rockport Water Dept. 7/14/2016 1 Day or Less
    Rowley Rowley Water Department 5/1/2016 Mandatory
    Rutland Rutland Water Dept. 6/6/2016 1 Day or Less
    Salisbury Salisbury Water Dept. 6/6/2016 Mandatory
    Scituate Scituate Water Dept. 5/1/2016 1 Day or Less
    Seekonk Seekonk Water District 5/1/2016 Mandatory
    Sharon Sharon Water Dept. 5/1/2016 Mandatory
    Shelburne Shelburne Falls Fire District 6/20/2016 Mandatory
    Shirley Shirley Water District 5/1/2016 Mandatory
    Shrewsbury Shrewsbury Water Dept. 5/1/2016 1 Day or Less
    Southampton Southampton Water Dept. 6/27/2016 Voluntary
    Southbridge Southbridge Water Dept. 8/19/2016 1 Day or Less
    Southwick Southwick Water Dept. 6/15/2016 1 Day or Less
    Spencer Spencer Water Dept. 5/1/2016 Mandatory
    Sterling Sterling Water Dept. 5/1/2016 1 Day or Less
    Sturbridge Sturbridge Water Dept. 5/23/2016 Mandatory
    Sudbury Sudbury Water District 5/18/2016 1 Day or Less
    Sutton Wilkinsonville Water District 5/1/2016 Mandatory
    Swansea Swansea Water District 5/20/2016 Mandatory
    Taunton Taunton Water Dept. 5/21/2016 Mandatory
    Templeton Templeton Light and Water 6/17/2016 Mandatory
    Topsfield Topsfield Water Dept. 5/26/2016 1 Day or Less
    Townsend Townsend Water Dept. 5/1/2016 Mandatory
    Upton Upton Water Dept. 5/1/2016 Mandatory
    Uxbridge Uxbridge Water Dept. 5/1/2016 1 Day or Less
    Walpole Walpole Water Dept. 5/1/2016 Mandatory
    Ware Ware Water Dept. 5/20/2016 Mandatory
    Wareham Onset Fire and Water District 5/1/2016 Mandatory
    Warren Warren Fire District 6/6/2016 Mandatory
    Wayland Wayland Water Division 6/6/2016 1 Day or Less
    Webster Webster DPW 8/16/2016 Mandatory
    Wellesley Wellesley College 5/1/2016 1 Day or Less
    Wellesley Wellesley DPW 8/1/2016 Voluntary
    Wenham Wenham Water Dept. 5/1/2016 1 Day or Less
    Westborough Westborough Dept. of Public Works 5/31/2016 1 Day or Less
    Westfield Westfield Water Dept. 6/27/2016 Mandatory
    Westford Westford Water Dept. 6/3/2016 1 Day or Less
    Westminster Westminster DPW 8/9/2016 Voluntary
    Westwood Dedham-Westwood Water District 6/1/2016 1 Day or Less
    West Boylston West Boylston Water District 6/1/2016 Mandatory
    West Newbury West Newbury Water Dept. 5/1/2016 1 Day or Less
    West Springfield West Springfield DPW 8/15/2016 Mandatory
    Weymouth Weymouth Water Dept. 7/18/2016 Voluntary
    Williamstown Williamstown Water Dept. 7/1/2016 Mandatory
    Wilmington Wilmington Water Department 1/1/2016 1 Day or Less
    Winchendon Winchendon Water Dept. 8/24/2016 1 Day or Less
    Woburn Woburn DPW 8/15/2016 Mandatory
    Worcester Worcester DPW 1/11/2016 Mandatory
    Wrentham Wrentham Water Division 1/1/2016 1 Day or Less

    Dylan McGuinness can be reached at dylan.mcguinness@globe.com. Follow him on Twitter at @DylMcGuinness.