10/23/07 — Clearing out the sand

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Clearing out the sand

By Greg Sousa
Published in News on October 23, 2007 2:07 PM

Goldsboro Neuse River Water Intake

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Bags of sand are lined along the banks of the Neuse River at the city of Goldsboro’s water intake site. Divers have been having to vacuum the sand at the site in order to keep up with the decreasing water levels. The city takes in about 5.3 million gallons of water per day.

For more information see Turn off the water.