State Officials Warn Of Increased Risk Of Forest FiresOfficials with the state's Department of Energy are warning residents about an increased risk of forest fires in Connecticut due to this year's drought.
Bristol Issues Mandatory Outdoor Water Use RestrictionsThe city is reportedly restricting outdoor water use including, but not limited to, watering lawns, using underground irrigation systems, and washing cars and houses.
New Haven Water Officials Ask Customers To Reduce Water UseWater officials in New Haven are asking neighbors and business in the region to reduce their water usage by 10 percent due to ongoing drought conditions.
DEEP Advises On Moose And Deer Mating SeasonIt's the time of year when deer and moose begin their mating seasons.
Fire Suppressant Accidentally Released At Gas StationSystem discharged shortly before 1 pm
Shoreline Cleanup UnderwayVolunteers will be fanning out along the Connecticut shore to clean up 31 sites as part of the International Coastal Cleanup.
Forestry Division Monitors For Early Fall Foliage IndicatorsThe forestry division of the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has been monitoring trees as much of the state remains in the grip of a moderate drought.
DEEP Lifts Fish Consumption Advisory For Quinnipiac RiverOfficials with Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection have lifted the advisory to residents regarding eating fish from a portion of the Quinnipiac River after a hazmat spill last week.
Connecticut Agency Still Awaits River Water Testing ResultsConnecticut officials are still awaiting the results of water and soil sediment tests taken after an estimated 300 gallons of chemicals spilled into the Quinnipiac River in Southington.
Several CT Swimming Areas Closed Due To High Bacteria LevelsSeveral state run swimming area have been closed due to high bacteria levels, the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection announced Wednesday.
Connecticut Farmers To Learn How To Reduce Health RisksState officials are hoping to teach Connecticut farmers how to reduce risks to public health when they hold open houses and tours.
DEEP Closes State Swimming Areas In New Fairfield, KentThe Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has closed two state swimming areas after testing detected the presence of indicator bacteria in the water.