CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Charlottesville residents are being asked to conserve water as part of a national competition.
The Daily Progress
reports that the city is participating in the National Mayor's Challenge for Water Conservation.
Cities are competing to get the highest percentage of their citizens to pledge to do activities aimed at reducing water usage and pollution.
The competition began Friday and runs through April 30.
Cities are competing in four regions and three population size categories. Residents in the winning cities will be eligible to win sprinkler systems, water-saving toilets, a hybrid vehicle and other prizes.