Damage across the region range from huge trees toppling across streets and crumpling cars to out-of-service gas stations and spotty Internet and phone service. Falls Church Water Utility customers are being advised to boil or add bleach to their water before drinking or cooking with. The utility company says a drop in water pressure may have led to water contamination.
Meanwhile, the mandatory water restriction that was in place for Montgomery and Prince George's Counties was lifted Sunday afternoon, however WSSC is encouraging customers to be conscious of their water usage during the extremely hot weather.
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