The Greater Spokane Emergency Management is looking for volunteers to assist with distributing drinking water to residents in Airway Heights, Washington State from May 17 - 20. Leonard Westermeyer from Upper Columbia ACS will be heading up this distribution of water for Spokane County. Several wells have been contaminated by flood waters in the past few weeks. The floods carried foam used to fight fires from the military base into the water supply.
Where: 12825 W Sunset Hwy, Airway Heights, WA 99001 (Behind the Yoke’s Grocery Store)
When: Between the hours of
--- 7:00 am -11:00 am
--- 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
--- 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Duration: 4-6 volunteers are needed per hour.
Report to: Leonard Westermeyer 509.941.6125 for instructions.
Scheduling contact: Cindy Thompson, Chair of COAD (Community Organizations Active in Disaster).
- Please call Cindy at 509-280-3057 in advance in order to ensure they have adequate volunteer coverage.
- Notify them if you have access to any other volunteer groups that could assist.
Check out a video here on ACS involvement in supplying clean water to the affected community.