Currituck declares state of emergency for flooded Swan Beach

Published 1:55 pm Thursday, July 26, 2018

Currituck County has declared a state of emergency for the Swan Beach subdivision in the four-wheel drive beach area.

The declaration authorizes county staff to begin the emergency pumping of floodwaters from roads in Swan Beach.

In a news release, county officials said certain roads in Swan Beach are impassable due to recent heavy rains, which has an impact on public safety.  Roadways will be pumped clear of storm water to allow for safe passage of emergency vehicles.