wishes to notify the residents of the District Government that a Heat
Advisory/Alert has been declared by the District Government for today
through Wednesday. As such, Operation Waterworks 2001 is in effect in
the District of Columbia today and tomorrow.
Works is a joint program between 7-Eleven,
Inc. and the DC Metropolitan Police Department that is supplying dozens
of PSA vehicles with bottled water that officers can distribute to persons
found in distress from the heat on days the DC Government declares a Heat
The 7-Eleven Corporation has donated over 10,000 bottles of water, ice
and coolers to the DC Metropolitan Police. There are no special provisions
to request the cold water and any residents may simply flag-down a patrol
cars and request the cold water. Residents are reminded that Operation
Water Works is only in effect on days when there is a Heat Advisory/Alert
issued by the District of Columbia government.
Please direct any questions regarding Operation Waterworks 2001 to Kathy
Minor, ROC North, at 576-6600.