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Do you feel that HHS and our city are inclusive environments for all cultures/ethnicities?

  • Yes, I do (60%, 67 Votes)
  • We can improve (30%, 34 Votes)
  • No, I do not (10%, 11 Votes)

Total Voters: 112

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Do you feel that HHS and our city are inclusive environments for all cultures/ethnicities?

  • Yes, I do (60%, 67 Votes)
  • We can improve (30%, 34 Votes)
  • No, I do not (10%, 11 Votes)

Total Voters: 112

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Drought warning stage issued by Harrisonburg

Harrisonburg city is currently in a drought warning stage. The city is asking for community members to take voluntary steps to conserve water. 100% of Harrisonburg is categorized under the D1 category which is moderate drought according to the National Integrated Drought Information System.

A drought is a period of time where precipitation is below the average level that an area has been getting. Reduced soil moisture or groundwater, crop damage and water shortage are all effects of droughts. Droughts are the second most expensive weather event coming behind hurricanes. 

Ten day forecast estimates that there is a 0% chance of precipitation as of Aug. 31. 

During this period of time, taking steps to conserve water is recommended. The city recommends practicing water conservation by using less water in daily activities. 

In a public Instagram post, Harrisonburg recommends these shifts to be made by community members: 

  • Avoid letting the water run while brushing your teeth, washing your face or shaving.
  • Take short showers instead of baths.
  •  Place a bucket in the shower to catch excess water for watering plants.
  • Avoid wasting water waiting for it to get hot.
  • Capture it for other uses such as plant watering.
  •  Operate dishwashers and clothes washers only when they are fully loaded.
  • Avoid over watering your lawn and water only when needed. A heavy rain eliminates the need for watering for up to two weeks.
  •  Avoid leaving sprinklers or hoses unattended. A garden hose can pour out 600 gallons or more in only a few hours.
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