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Bogue Banks Water Corporation is a private, non-profit water utility serving Emerald Isle, Salter Path and Indian Beach.  Although we work closely with town management, we are not affiliated with any of the three municipalities that we serve. Learn More...

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Meter Upgrades Progress Report

Our amazing technicians are moving right along with our meter upgrades! We are currently coming up the sound side of the island, and the next few weeks will be upgrading meters between Old Ferry Road and Bogue Inlet Drive.

When you see the "Meter Upgrades in Progress" sign in your neighborhood, please remember that you may expect a temporary interruption in your water service, possibly up to an hour, while they are upgrading your meter.

We appreciate your patience and cooperation during this time.

Make it a great day!

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Winterize your home

November 12, 2019

Why are frozen pipes a problematic?

Because still water freezes more quickly than running water, and water expands as it freezes, freezing temperatures overnight, while no water is moving through your pipes, is the perfect time for the water in your pipes to freeze, and expand.

Your pipes are not flexible; therefore the freezing water may very well crack the pipe, causing a major leak once the ice starts to thaw.

How to prevent frozen pipes

  1. Locate any water lines at your home in unheated areas – (crawl space, outside showers etc) and insulate them. You can purchase “pipe sleeves” or “heat tape” but even ¼” of newspaper wrapped around the pipes can provide significant protection in...

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'Tis the season

'Tis the season

December 01, 2019

'Tis the season of holidays— days for family, days for good cheer. Days for remembering, celebrating, gift-giving, and merry-making.

The holidays are rife with traditions, many of them decades— even centuries— old. Traditions are a link to the past.  Tradition means “handed down from one generation to the next.” Traditions remind us that we are not isolated individuals, we do not live in a vacuum; we are part of history, part of culture, part of a family.  The holidays themselves are a way of remembering the past, commemorating important events —days set apart for a special purpose. 

Our holidays, and our holiday traditions, are dear to us. But where do our holidays and traditions come from? 

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