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Union County, North Carolina

Water Shortage Response

Water Shortage Response Plan

About the Water Shortage Response Plan

The purpose of this Water Shortage Response Plan (“Plan”) is to maintain and protect the public health, safety and welfare of Union County (“County”) residents by establishing short and long-term demand management strategies to effectively manage the limited resource of the water supply in the County. This Plan aids in effectively managing the water supply in the County by requiring efficient and responsible use of water within the County and by establishing measures and procedures for reducing potable water use during times of water shortage resulting from drought, capacity limitations and system emergencies.