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  • Civil Emergency Message for Riley County, Kansas
  • Civil Emergency Message
  • Effective: Saturday, August 14, 2010 at 9:09 a.m.
  • Expires: Sunday, August 15, 2010 at midnight
  • KSC161-150500-BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTEDCIVIL EMERGENCY MESSAGEKANSAS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY TOPEKA KANSASRELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS909 AM CDT SAT AUG 14 2010THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE RILEYCOUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY.RESIDENTS OF MANHATTAN AND AREAS OF RILEY COUNTY SERVED BY WATERDISTRICT NUMBER 1 ARE ASKED TO CONSERVE WATER TODAY. PLEASE LIMITWATER CONSUMPTION TO DRINKING AND PERSONAL HYGIENE.SPECIFICALLY...EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT REQUESTS THAT YOU REFRAIN FROMUSING EXCESS WATER SUCH AS WASHING CLOTHES...WATERING THE LAWN ORGARDEN FOR EXAMPLE.STORMS FRIDAY CAUSED WIDESPREAD DAMAGE TO TREES AND POWER LINES INAND AROUND MANHATTAN. IN ORDER TO MAINTAIN WATER PRESSURE IN THEMUNICIPAL WATER SUPPLY SYSTEM...PLEASE ONLY USE WATER TODAY FORDRINKING...PERSONAL HYGIENE AND COOKING UNTIL POWER IS RESTORED.PAT COLLINS, DIRECTORRILEY COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT$$

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