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Fairfax Residents Asked To Submit Flooding Damage Reports

Fairfax Residents Asked To Submit Flooding Damage Reports

From Fairfax County Emergency Blog:

In order to qualify for federal disaster assistance, Fairfax County needs to prove that a certain percentage of its residents were impacted by an incident. Last week’s flooding impacted many homes and businesses – and the Office of Emergency Management needs to hear from you.

Contact the Office of Emergency Management by phone at 571-350-1000 or by email to report your damage.

Flooding Safety Tips and Previous Flooding Locations

Flooding Safety Tips and Previous Flooding Locations

From Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department:

 

Flash flooding of roads, streams, and other low-lying areas during heavy and prolonged rainfall can be dangerous. This is especially true for motorists attempting to negotiate a roadway that cannot be easily seen because of high water and limited visibility. Flooding due to high rainfall and swollen streams can take its toll on the unsuspecting driver. The Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department offers the following safety tips when flooding is forecasted and locations of past flooding areas. 

Never drive through a flooded roadway; the depth, current, and condition of the road are all unknowns and can be deadly.

If you come to a flooded area while driving, stop and take an alternate route.

If your vehicle stalls on a flooded road and water is rising, get out of car, call 911, and move to higher ground.

Free Brush Pickup for Town Residents

From the Town of Vienna:

 

Local Landscape Company Donates Thousands to 10 Area Schools

Local Landscape Company Donates Thousands to 10 Area Schools

From Greg Shannon of Wheats Landscape:

 

In past years as budgets have tightened our schools have definitely suffered. One of the first things cut back were the resources to maintain their landscapes.  Wheats Landscape has been built on a culture of giving back and has stepped up to fill this void.  Wheats has been active in the community for over 30 years donating time to local youth sports organizations, charities and individuals in need through our “Care to Share Program.”

It’s that Time Again – The Capital Home Show is Back!

From Linda Roth PR:

 

The Capital Home Show returns to the Dulles Expo Center Friday, September 23 through Sunday, September 25 with new and exciting ideas on how to finish up lingering projects and get any home ready for winter.  Meet area experts in home design and renovation, discover the latest developments in green home products and snag cutting-edge creative ideas!  There will be dynamic stage demonstrations focused on both home design and fresh cooking trends, as well as guest appearances by celebrity headliners.

“This year the show is focused on using easy techniques with affordable products to get the best results.  We have an amazing group of local industry experts all under one roof, all of whom are eager to share tips and tricks,” show manager Alyson Caplan said.

Highlights of the fall Show include: 

Trash and Recycling to Start Early on Code Red Days

From the Town of Vienna:

 

Vienna, VA- Town trash and recycling collection will begin at 6 a.m. on days that the Metropolitan Washington County of Governments declare the area’s air quality index (AQI) as ‘Code Red’.    A Code Red identifies the area’s air quality to be at an unhealthy level and everyone should limit strenuous outdoor activity when the air is unhealthy to breathe.

Free Brush Pickup for Town Residents

From the Town of Vienna: