Water service outage scheduled for Ocracoke campground, lifeguard bath house on Wednesday

Aerial view of Ocracoke Campground in Cape Hatteras National Seashore. [NPS photo]

Cape Hatteras National Seashore has been notified by the Ocracoke Sanitary District that water service to several Seashore facilities will be interrupted temporarily Wednesday, Sept. 1, due to a water line leak in the northern region of Ocracoke Village.

From 6 a.m. until late afternoon, the following Seashore facilities will not have water while the line is under repair:

  • Ocracoke Campground
  • Ocracoke Beach Access
  • Ocracoke Island Airport
  • Fish cleaning station and dump station on Devil Shoals Road

Portable toilets are being delivered to the campground for use while the water line repair occurs. Potable water and flushable toilets are available at the Ocracoke Island Discovery Center in Ocracoke Village.

Campground and beach access visitors should ensure they have sufficient water to stay hydrated during high heat conditions on Wednesday.