Due to the increasing demands of our water resources, the Department of Public Utilities is providing the following information in an effort to educate and stress the importance of becoming more water efficient. A significant level of water conservation can be achieved without major changes in lifestyle. Simply watering landscapes properly and utilizing efficient plumbing fixtures and appliances in the home can reduce the per-capita water use by 25 percent.
|Current Conservation Level||What You Can Do|
|No Restrictions - Save water, save energy|
|Watch - what to do during a drought watch [55.3KB]|
|Warning - what to do during a drought warning [48.8 KB]|
|Emergency - what to do during a drought emergency [64.27 KB]|
Drought Preparedness and Response Plan [755KB]
Harrisonburg, VA Code of Ordinance 7-2-19
Upper Shenandoah River Basin Water Supply Plan [5.3MB]
Save water = Save Energy
You use energy to heat water and run appliances. Consider how much you use in key areas; the bathroom, kitchen and laundry. See more tips to become more water efficient and actively eliminate the wasteful use of treated water.