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Blair Among 16 Counties Under a Drought Watch

 

Last updated 8/27/2020 at 12:01pm



After a meeting of the Commonwealth Drought Task Force, the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) on Friday, Aug. 21, declared a drought watch for 16 counties: Armstrong, Blair, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Centre, Clearfield, Clinton, Fayette, Huntingdon, Indiana, Juniata, McKean, Mifflin, Perry and Potter.

Residents are asked to reduce their individual water use 5 percent to 60 gallons per day, based on a statewide average of 62 gallons per person per day.

“We’re asking residents in these 16 counties to use water wisely and follow simple water conservation tips to ease the demand...



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