Atkins Reservoir September 4th, down 8' 5" with 80 of 200 million gallons remaining (40% of capacity)
Quabbin Reservoir September 6th, now at 85% of capacity
Proving that nothing brings folks together like the threat of catastrophe the UMass community and their host community the town of AMHERST managed to conserve vital water supplies at an impressive rate.
Although yes, beer consumption was probably up a tad.
Townehouse Apartments 9/4: Not much water being consumed here
Last year peak usage occurred on September 6th, a Sunday, with 4.2 millions gallons of water consumed. This year, with the water ban in effect, town officials were hoping to keep it to 3.5 million gallons.
But we managed to keep this year's peak to only 3 million gallons of water.
Way to go UMass!
Atkins Reservoir sandbar 8/21
Same Atkins Reservoir sandbar 9/4