Front Royal declares Emergency Water Conservation efforts

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The Town of Front Royal declared Emergency Water Conservation efforts are now in effect.

The efforts are in effect after stream flow of the South Fork of the Shenandoah River has fallen to below 240 cubic feet per second.

Due to the continual drop in water flow a reduction of consumption for municipal water users must be issued.

All non-essential municipal water use must be eliminated.

This means there can be no watering of any landscaping.

No washing of any type of vehicle or hard surfaces.

Violations of any of these emergency water conservation mandates could result in a fine of up to $1,000 per offense compounded by the day.

Several other water conservation measures are available here.

Front Royal is also asking for conservation of energy in the excessively hot days ahead as well.

Community Savings Days have been issued through the hotter weather.

Reduction of energy consumption during the peak hours of afternoon and evenings will spread demand evenly through the network and can help customers save money.

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