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Monday, May 20, 2024


The Department of Natural Resourcs advises the public to insure that drinking water resources are protected when preparing for an impending hurricane.
The following tasks should be completed:
1. All downspouts leading to cisterns be disconnected or blocked.
2. A two week supply of water to be used for drinking, cooking and bathing be stored in a safe waterproof place.To calculate the water needed for two weeks, use the following formula: multiply the number of residents by 20 gallons per person per day and multiply that number by 14 days.
3. An adequate supply of disinfecting agents should also be on hand and stored in a safe place.
Emergency Water Supply Lists may be obtained from the Division of Environmental Protection at 118 Water Gut Homes, 773-0565.

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