2020 DEP Drought Declaration

Centre County is now under a drought watch. 

Please conserve water use by at least 5%.  Below are some voluntary conservation measures.

  • Elimate non-commercial automobile and truck washing
  • Elimate washing of streets, driveways, parking lots and sidewalks
  • Locate and repair all leaks in faucets, toilets and water using appliances
  • Reduce the number of toilet flushes per day and reduce water used per flush by installing toilet tank displacement inserts in conventional commodes
  • Take shorter showers and shallower baths or install water saving devices
  • Keep bottles of chilled drinking water in the refrigerator
  • Eliminate the serving of water in restaurants, clubs or other eating places unless specifically requested by the individual
  • Posting conservation notices in commercials establishments, including apartment complexes
  • Keep a high level of public awareness of water conservation and the possibility of imposition of Manadatory Conservation Measures/Water Restrictions

DEP Drought Information- find more drought information and a Pennsylvania map showing the most current drought status.