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Water System Flushing Schedule

Posted on: January 6, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Water System Flushing Taking Place

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.


  • Monday, March 14, 2022 through Friday, March 18, 2022
    • From Hollowell Street to Danube Street south on South Virginia Dare Trail and South Croatan Highway, including Soundside Road, the South Ridge neighborhood, and the north end of the Old Nags Head Cove neighborhood.
  • Monday, March 21, 2022 through Friday, March 25, 2022
    • From  Danube Street south to Gull Street on South Virginia Dare Trail and South Croatan Highway, including the Village at Nags Head and Lakeside Drive. 

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