Dare County Water Department Announces Completion of Colington Road Water Leak Repairs

By on November 29, 2023

11/30 at 5:30 p.m. UPDATE: The Dare County Water Department has announced that the water leak that occurred between Old Schoolhouse Road and 1949 Colington Road in Kill Devil Hills has been repaired.

Water service for all Dare County water customers has been returned to normal. The only homes under a boil water advisory are those which lost water service during repairs. Dare County Water Department staff will reach out to each of these water customers directly.

The Dare County Water Department appreciates the patience and cooperation that was shown by water customers within the affected area in Colington as crews worked diligently to make repairs and restore service to the community. 

*****

11/30 10:45 a.m. UPDATE: Repairs to a water leak that occurred between Old Schoolhouse Road and 1949 Colington Road in Kill Devil Hills on Wednesday, November 29, 2023 began at 9 a.m. on Thursday, November 30, 2023.

The Dare County Water Department has announced that homes in the following areas will experience reduced pressure until repairs are completed:

-Swan View Drive
-Cliffs of Colington Road
-Williams Drive
-Liberty Christian Fellowship
-Houses on Colington Road from Williams Drive to the Sgt. Earl Murray Bridge
-All of Old Schoolhouse Road

Four houses on Colington Road between Williams Drive and Old Schoolhouse Road will remain without water service until repairs are completed.

When repairs to the water leak have been completed, the water system will be flushed using the hydrant between Williams Road and Old Schoolhouse Road. Please note that customers may experience periods of low pressure and discolored water until service is fully restored.

If any issues occur, water customers located within the affected area will be notified.

For more information, please contact the Dare County Water Department at 252-475-5990 or Water@DareNC.gov.

If you need assistance after normal business hours (8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday), please call the Dare County Water Department’s after-hours phone line at 252-475-5812.

******

11/29 at 5 p.m.  The Dare County Water Department has reported a water leak between Old Schoolhouse Road and 1949 Colington Road in Kill Devil Hills that occurred on Wednesday, November 29, 2023.

Repairs will begin at 9 a.m. on Thursday, November 30, 2023, during which time the Dare County Water Department advises that Dare County water customers in the following areas will be without water for approximately eight hours until repairs are completed.

-Swan View Drive
-Cliffs of Colington Road
-Williams Drive
-Liberty Christian Fellowship
-Houses on Colington Road from Williams Drive to the Sgt. Earl Murray Bridge
-All of Old Schoolhouse Road

As repairs are made, updates will be released. The Dare County Water Department appreciates the public’s patience as they work as quickly as possible to restore water service for Dare County water customers in the affected area.

For more information, please contact the Dare County Water Department at 252-475-5990 or Water@DareNC.gov.



Comments

  • Steven

    9AM? guess they sleep in..

    Thursday, Nov 30 @ 7:51 am
  • Jay

    The waterline along Colington Road was just installed as the Colington Road improvements were made. It looked to me like Dare County is making the repairs today. If I am correct I wonder why the contractor who installed the new water line was not making the repairs?

    Thursday, Nov 30 @ 5:47 pm