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We welcome your reports about incidents, disruptions, remedial or preventative measures, etc. To assist us in communicating this report to others who can learn and/or relate this to possible disruptions locally to them, please:

1. Enter your e-mail address (Ex: (steve@davislogic.com), This must be a valid e-mail address. 2. Enter your full name with your general location in parentheses. (Ex: Steve Davis (Columbia, MD)) 3. Enter an appropriate and descriptive subject line. Location specific messages should include the city and state/province/country in the subject line. (Ex.: Sewage system disrupted, Peoria, IL) 4. Select the most appropriate category for the incident (water and sewage) 5. Enter the text of the report. (It may be advisable to write the report in a word processor and paste it into this field.) See below for tips 6. Include names, phone numbers, and/or email addresses of people who can substantiate or add to this report.

Please email Jan Nickerson, the primary (Water and Sewage) (miscellaneous) analyst for GICC, with any questions.

Thanks for helping us build communty, not crises, around Y2K

Jan Nickerson JaNickrson@aol.com

Tips: The Five W's & the H Who?, What?, Where?, Why?, When?, and How? define the parameters of a Story. For every Story, it helps to take a page, jot down these 6 items, and answer as appropriate to the particular instance. THe next thing journalists doe is arrange them in an "inverted pyramid," of descending order of importance," starting with the most important and endling with the least.

-- Steve Davis (Columbia, MD) (Steve@davislogic.com), December 31, 1999

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