The Hoosic River and its tributaries are in a drought condition, one stage before Moderate Drought. with water levels near historic lows.
Residents should contacts municipalities for water use restrictions. For more information on how serious this drought is, go to https://www.drought.gov/drought/dews/northeast .
Fish are stressed by low oxygen levels and should not be further stressed by fishing.
Low water conditions may limit boating on stretches of the river.
Trout pool during 2016 drought