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5 Months Into Drought, State Officials Continue To Urge Residents To Conserve Water03:04
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Farmer Michael Smolak, Gov. Charlie Baker and Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Matthew Beaton at Smolak's farm in North Andover. (Steve Brown/WBUR)
Farmer Michael Smolak, Gov. Charlie Baker and Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Matthew Beaton at Smolak's farm in North Andover. (Steve Brown/WBUR)
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Residents are being urged to continue, or start, water conservation efforts as the state's five-month-long drought shows no signs of letting up.

WBUR's Steve Brown told us that while the state can't do anything to make it rain, officials are doing what they can to ease the situation.

This segment aired on August 19, 2016.

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