Why is everyone buying up bottled water? Will Irma shut off Charlotte’s faucets?
Why is everyone buying up bottled water?
Will Irma shut off Charlotte’s faucets?.
Judging from store shelves, Charlotteans are panicing about Hurricane Irma’s threat to our water supply.
Scoring a case of bottled water at Harris Teeter or Publix is like winning the lottery.
Damage to above-ground sewer pipe creek crossings because of floating creek debris.
“None of these situations would result in large-scale or extended service interruptions,” officials with Charlotte Water said.
Hurricane Irma: NC still under State of Emergency into weekend North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper says that NC still needs to be prepared for a shift in the path of Hurricane Irma and resources are currently being shifted to the western part of the state.
Low-lying facilities are also being shored up against flooding and wind damage, officials said.
FEMA suggests at least one gallon of water per person per day, as well as water for pets.
Three days worth is best, in case of power outages that last for days.