Water restrictions mount as the drought continues

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Temperatures may have fallen, and many parts of France may have seen rain for the first time in several weeks – but the drought situation is not improving, with 78 departments now having at least one water restriction in place.

A total of 160 water restrictions are in place – each one set by departmental prefectures, according to the government’s Propluvia website.

The following departments are on red alert in Occitanie:

Aveyron
Gers
Haute-Garonne
Hautes-Pyrénées

The following departments are on orange alert in Occitanie:

Aude
Gard
Héraut

Click here and type in your department to see more details.