Lack of water: Extensive Water Restrictions Measures in Mayenne

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The lack of water has lead to water restrictions in the Mayenne

The effects of the lack of rainfall is intensifying in Mayenne. Water restrictions are in force. Watering and irrigation are regulated in the southwest and east of the department.

Alert threshold

The level of rivers in the department betrays the lack of significant rainfall observed since the summer. The effects of this lack of rain are felt. The orange colour corresponding to the alert threshold extends over the map of the region. “The flows observed on the river in the downstream territories of the Sarthe reached the alert level, those of the middle and Mayenne downstream, Mayenne and Sarthe upstream upstream are vigilance level ” , said the prefecture of Mayenne.


Restrictive measures were ordered by the prefecture for joint hydrographic territories where the alert threshold has been reached. Lawn watering is prohibited, except sports and recreation grounds, golf courses where irrigation is possible from 8pm to 10pm. Agricultural irrigation is also subject to these time limitations. streams on valve movements are prohibited.


In the affected areas, the prefecture is “calling to civic responsibility of each user and water users who are invited to voluntarily reduce their consumption.

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