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Carolina Beach plans water interruptions next week

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THIS INFORMATION FROM A NEWS RELEASE SENT TO THE WWAY NEWSCHANNEL 3 NEWSROOM

CAROLINA BEACH, NC (NEWS RELEASE) -- Water service from Scotch Bonnet Lane through the 1800 block of both Carolina Beach Ave. N and Canal Dr., and in the vicinity Florida Ave., Georgia Ave. and Virginia Ave. will experience temporary water outages between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. during the week of Jan. 3 through Jan. 7, 2011.

These interruptions, which may occur on several days throughout the week should only be for three to four hours. Service should be fully restored no later than 4 p.m. on days of outages.

The Town of Carolina Beach apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause. These service interruptions are necessary to complete water line upgrades in the area. If you have questions, please contact the Public Utilities office at 910-458-8291.
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PWS ID # 04-65-015
System Pressure Advisory for the area (s):
Scotch Bonnet Lane through the 1800 block of both Carolina Beach Avenue North and Canal Drive. All of Florida Ave., Georgia Ave. and Virginia Ave. The water consumers of Carolina Beach in the above described will be experiencing periods of low pressure and outages in the distribution system due to maintenance/repairs. Periods of low or no pressure in the distribution system increases the potential for back siphonage and introduction of bacteria into the water system. Therefore, The Town of Carolina Beach and the NC Division of Environmental Health advise that when water is restored consumers Boil All Water used for human consumption (including drinking, cooking, brushing teeth, making ice and washing hands) Or Use Bottled Water. Vigorous boiling for a minute or two is sufficient. Customers will be notified when testing is completed and service is returned to normal.

This advisory issued on December 29, 2010 by:
Gene Gurganious ORC
Public Utilities Dept.
The Town of Carolina Beach
(910) 458-8291

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