Dare County Cape Hatteras Water System, which serves the villages of
Avon, Buxton, Frisco and Hatteras, has experienced higher than normal
water demands since Hurricane Matthew on Oct. 9.
Initially, system officials attributed higher flows to storm cleanup, but the demands have not diminished since the hurricane.
Residents are asked to call the Dare County Water Department at
252-475-5990 to report any suspected leaks. System officials advise
residents to look out for any standing water in normally dry areas,
water bubbling up from the ground, or standing water around or leaking
out of vacant properties.
"Your assistance in helping our water staff locate the leak is appreciated," the county said in a news release.