In an effort to conserve water, Falls Church Water is asking the public not to use unnecessary water Saturday to wash cars or water lawns. The systems pumping stations are running on back-up power and may result in customers seeing low water pressure.
Water main breaks should be reported immediately to 703-248-5044.
The City of Falls Church is waiving brush collection fees through July 3 to help clean up after Friday’s storm.
Work crews worked through the night to clear brush from some city streets, except in areas with downed power lines. Residents are asked to place brush at the curb for collection.
The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Warning for Saturday, June 30, with temperatures of more than 100 degrees F.
--Stay in air conditioning as much as possible and wear light and loose-fitting clothing. Drink plenty of water.
--Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke: www.fallschurchva.gov/SummerSafety.
--Check in on the elderly and keep an eye on children and pets.
--Dominion Power advises that persons with special medical needs should consider alternate arrangements in case service is not restored today.
--Find a cool place if your home is without power. Shopping malls may provide air conditioning if they have power.