Strasburg declares a drought watch

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The Town of Strasburg declared a drought watch and is encouraging voluntary water conservation measures.

The low river flow levels caused the town to follow the drought response plan as outlined by the Northern Shenandoah Valley Regional Water Supply and the Virginia Water Protection withdrawal permit issued by the Department of Environmental Quality.

All citizens including those with a private well are encouraged to reduce water consumption.

Some measures recommended include reducing or eliminating outside watering, avoiding washing cars, limiting showers to 5 to 10 minutes per person, and only running the dishwasher when its full among other water conservation methods.

There are more water saving methods found here.

Monitor the Town’s social media and website regarding the status of the drought watch.

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WCHS Football Fundraiser

Playoff Football

Warren County High School’s football team is hosting a car wash today from 9 am to 1 pm at the Advance Auto Parts on Commerce Avenue in Front Royal.

They will also be selling Wildcat Cards for $10 which includes discounts to many local businesses.

A table of baked goods will also be available for purchase.

Make sure to come by and help the team raise money for their upcoming season!

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