VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) - You can help Virginia Beach practice their emergency supplies distribution plan Wednesday and get a free case of water.
Jim Cherry, the Water Operations Manager in Virginia Beach, says they will have 500 cases of water at two locations, First Colonial High School and Salem High School . You can drive to either of these locations between 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m., where a volunteer will load a case of water into your car while another volunteer will hand out information on emergency preparedness.
The idea behind this exercise is for Virginia Beach and other emergency groups to practice distributing supplies that might be needed after an emergency like a hurricane. Cases of water are being used in this case, but any supply might be needed during an emergency in the future.
Cherry said Virginia Beach would want to be prepared with everything from water to food to tarps.
Volunteers will hand out the cases of water until they run out. You don't have to live in Virginia Beach to take part in the drill.
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