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RTC offering water at chill stations in Las Vegas valley

Posted at 9:44 AM, Jun 27, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-27 20:55:13-04
The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) is partnering with KLUC 98.5 to provide complimentary Dasani water at 12 chill stations across the Las Vegas Valley. The locations selected are some of the busiest transit stops within the RTC system and will serve up to 1250 riders at a peak hour. Water distribution begins at 2 p.m. during the hottest time of the day and will end when all water bottles are distributed.
Dates and locations are as follows:
Monday, June 27
South Strip Transfer Terminal
6675 East Gilespie Street
Las Vegas
Tuesday, June 28 
Eastern and Serene, Stop ID 6348 
Las Vegas
Wednesday, June 29
Flamingo at Sandhill, Stop ID 983
Las Vegas
Thursday, June 30
Stephanie at Sunset, Stop ID 2605
Monday, July 18
Sahara at Maryland Parkway, Stop ID 2441
Las Vegas
Tuesday, July 19
Flamingo at Burnham, Stop ID 926
Las Vegas
Wednesday, July 20
Flamingo at Maryland Parkway, Stop ID 926
Las Vegas
Thursday, July 21
Tropicana at Maryland Parkway, Stop ID 2851
Las Vegas
Monday, August 1
Craig at MLK, Stop ID 3976
North Las Vegas
Wednesday, August 3
Cheyenne at Mary Dee, Stop ID 577
North Las Vegas
Thursday, August 4
Civic Center at Lake Mead, Stop ID 633
North Las Vegas
Friday, August 5
Bonneville Tranist Center
101 E. Bonneville Ave.
Las Vegas
RTC reminds transit riders to stay healthy during extreme heat by drinking plenty of water, staying covered and cool, limiting time in the sun to a minimum, and dressing appropriately for hot temperatures. These tips are especially important for children and senior citizens, who may be more vulnerable to the effects of extreme heat.