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Water System Flushing Schedule

Posted on: November 24, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Annual Water System Flushing

Hands under running water

The Town of Nags Head is conducting the annual maintenance flushing of its water system to remove sediment and other deposits that can build up over time.

If not removed, these materials may cause water quality deterioration, taste and odor problems, or discoloration of the water. Water may also stagnate in lesser used parts of the distribution system. This can result in degraded water quality. 

Read the Water Flushing FAQs

What to Expect
Work typically takes place between 8:30 am and 4:00 pm.

When we are flushing the water lines in your area, you may observe any or all of the following conditions:

  • low water pressure
  • no water pressure
  • discolored water

In addition, you are advised to raise the lever on automatic ice makers and to check the water quality prior to washing clothes or running automatic dishwashers.

The schedule may change due to emergencies and other workload priorities.

If you have any questions, please call 252-441-1122.


  •  Tuesday, December 1, 2020 through Friday, December 4, 2020
    • Gull Street south to Oregon Inlet marina, including US 64 (the Nags Head to Manteo causeway) and Pond Island

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