Ocean Sands floodwater pumping continues in Currituck

Published 12:07 am Sunday, August 5, 2018

Some floodwater pumping operations set up in the Currituck demobilized Friday and Saturday, but pumping continues in the Ocean Sands area.

The pumping at Bonito and Lighthouse in the Whalehead subdivision and Sturgeon and Gulfhawk in Carova Beach subdivision ended Friday and pumping at Albatross and Eagle in the Swan Beach subdivision demobilized Saturday.

Two pumps in operation at the large storm water retention lake in Ocean Sands will continue to operate.

The North Swan Beach POA subdivision at Coneflower has been issued a permit through NC DEQ to begin pumping operations.

Ocean water continues to be tested daily by the NC Department of Environmental Quality to determine any safety risks to swimmers in the ocean.  Advisories from NC DEQ can be found online at http://portal.ncdenr.org/web/mf/rwq-press-releases.

For more information, citizens may contact Currituck Emergency Management at 252-232-2115.