Town of Ocean Isle Beach
NOTICE - Water Shortage - Stage 3
Posted on Tuesday August 08, 2017
Water Shortage - Stage 3 - Water Main Break in County Line

The Town of Ocean Isle Beach has been informed by the County of a broken water main.  The County has crews onsite working to repair the break.  The County currently anticipates the outage may run throughout the day.  

Due to this issue, the Town is in a Stage 3 Water Shortage.  Once service is restored a boil water advisory will Immediately take effect.  We will continue to update the public as we receive new information.

Sec. 58-98. - Levels of response.

Due to the fact Town of Ocean Isle Beach purchases water from Brunswick County as a wholesale customer, the town will respond to water conservation alerts upon recommendations of the county and will implement such alerts or warnings with its own customers.

Stage 3 - Water shortage danger. A stage 3 water shortage emergency may be declared in the event of an immediate water shortage, as so declared by state and/or local officials, or when there is one day when water distribution system demand exceeds 100 percent of the county water production capacity or tank storage. County water production capacity shall be defined as the maximum volume of water that meets or exceeds state and federal standards that the water treatment process can produce during a twenty-four-hour period. County water production capacity can vary depending on system component reliability and/or raw water conditions.

Town of Ocean Isle Beach
Ocean Isle Beach | Three West Third Street Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469  |  Phone: 910-579-2166  |  Fax: 910-579-8804
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