National Drought Mitigation Center

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Water emergency in Albemarle County, Virginia
10/12/2017 6:47:13 PM

Relief, Response & Restrictions
Water Supply & Quality
Albemarle County, VA

Start Date: 10/9/2017 -  
The Albemarle County Service Authority Board of Directors declared a water emergency, due to the drought, on Oct. 9. Mandatory water restrictions will soon take effect. The Albemarle County Board of Supervisors was requested to approve the declaration of emergency during their board meeting on Oct. 11. The Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority previously declared a drought warning stage and drought emergency. WVIR-TV NBC29 (Charlottesville, Va.), Oct. 9, 2017