Water line break reported in Avon, users asked to reduce consumption

Published 9:37 am Thursday, July 1, 2021

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Dare County issued an announcement Thursday morning, July 1 asking Avon water users to reduce usage.

“Due to a water line break between the villages of Avon and Buxton, the Dare County Water Department is requesting that all water users in the Village of Avon reduce their consumption in an effort to sustain a pressurized water system in the Village of Avon,” stated the announcement.

As of 9:30 a.m. Thursday, repair crews are working on the water line break, but it is expected to be at least four or five hours before the break is repaired.

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“The Dare County Water Department appreciates users’ cooperation in reducing the water consumption until the equipment is repaired and production is restored to full capacity,” stated the announcement.

This is the third reported water line break in Avon in a month. The first was reported June 3 and the second June 13.