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Drought Watch (Code Yellow)


The Commonwealth of Virginia has issued a Drought Watch (Code Yellow) for our area. The Fauquier County Water and Sanitation Authority’s customers are asked to adhere to the rules and regulations set forth by the Authority in its Water Conservation Program. A Code Yellow Drought Watch has the following restrictions:




Voluntary Water Conservation

Lawns: 3 days/week (8 pm to 8 am only) night hours only

Car Washing: 1 day/week

Pools: Fill & replenish

Paved Surfaces: No washing

Farms: No restrictions

 For more information regarding the WSA’s Water Conservation Program please click here.

Statewide information on the current drought status is available on the DEQ website at www.deq.virginia.gov


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