The Outdoor Water Use Restriction, originally declared back on July 18, remains in effect, according to the latest communication from the town.
"This week's forecasted hot weather, in combination with the lack of rain over the past two weeks, is likely to trigger substantial increase in Concord's water demand," the announcement said, adding: "We ask that you remain diligent and only use water outdoors two days per week."
The water use restriction was initially issued by Concord's Public Works Commission on July 18. Notice of its continuance comes after the town has enjoyed a few days of sunny and warm weather and, according to the National Weather Service, should have at least a few more days with highs in the mid-80s ahead in the forecast.
"Your continued support is appreciated and will help keep water demand sustainable for the next few weeks until the summer heat waves have passed and we are confidently able to lift water use restrictions," the town's announcement said. "Failure to maintain this balance may trigger a need for the Public Works Commission to elevate the Seasonal Water Demand Management Plan to Emergency levels– effectively prohibiting all outdoor water use."