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Water Line Maintenance

March 15th, 2019

IMPORTANT NOTICE

To City Of Havelock Water Customers:

Beginning Friday, April 19th, 2019, the City of Havelock will temporarily stop adding ammonia in the drinking water disinfection process. Read the rest of this entry »

Board of Adjustment Special Meeting

PUBLIC NOTICE

SPECIAL MEETING OF THE
HAVELOCK BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT

5:30 p.m., Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Havelock City Hall –Meeting Room
1 Governmental Avenue, Havelock, NC

 

The Havelock Board of Adjustment has called for a special meeting to be held on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 beginning at 5:30 p.m. at Havelock City Hall, located at 1 Governmental Avenue, Havelock, NC. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss and take action on the following item:

• Special Use Permit – Automobile Repair Services, Property owner: Glover Properties, LLC, 591 US Hwy 70 West

Best Air Show In America

August 6th, 2018

 

It is official! The MCAS Cherry Point Air Show was voted best air show in America according to the recent USA TODAY 10 Best Readers Choice poll. Read the rest of this entry »

Annual Waste Water Treatment Quality Report

May 21st, 2018

 

The Havelock Public Services department has released the Annual 2017 Waste Water Quality Report this week and is available for viewing using is link.

Waste Water Treatment Annual Report 2017
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Fats, Oils and Grease Program

May 16th, 2018

FATS, OILS & GREASE (FOG) PROGRAM

Put Fats, Oils and Grease (FOG) in the trash where they belong. 

Sewer blockages can be a direct result of fats, oils, and grease (FOG) that you may be unknowingly discharging into the sewer system.  FOG comes from meats, lard, and cooking oil, butter, shortening margarine, baking goods, sauces and dairy products.  FOG can be found on cooking and eating utensils, pots, pans, and cooking surfaces that are usually washed into a sewer system through the kitchen sink. This allow grease to stick to the inside walls of the pipe, similar to the way fatty foods clog human arteries. The grease clings to the inside of drain pipes, that can eventually cause a complete blockage.

Each year, there are more than 15,000 sewer overflows in North Carolina. Many of these overflows are directly related to the improper disposal of fat, oil and grease in kitchen drains. These blockages are a serious problem that can lead to a hazardous sewage spill. Raw sewage could backup in your home and/or sewage overflow into yards and streets.

Your help is needed to stop these blockages from occurring by properly disposing of fats, oils, and grease.

Scrape or wipe fats, oils, and grease and other food residue from pots, pans, and utensils with a paper towel before washing or placing in dish washing machine.

FACTPOURING HOT WATER AND/OR DETERGENT DOWN THE DRAIN ONLY BREAKS UP GREASE TEMPORARILY. THE GREASE BLOCKAGE JUST RE-SOLIDIFIES FURTHER DOWN THE SYSTEM.

Keep your pipes running free by allowing cooking oil, grease and fat to cool and then pour them into a soup can for example, not down the drain. Trash the can, and not your pipes. The removal of a grease blockage and the cleanup associated with a sewage spill can be very expensive and could result in liability and/or property damages.

The Effects of FOG on the Environment

  • FOG accumulation in the sewer system causes blockages that result in untreated wastewater overflows.
  • The untreated wastewater flows into streets, storm drains, ponds, creeks, rivers, oceans and backs up into businesses as well as residential homes.
  • Sewer spills can: pollute ponds, creeks, and rivers; spread disease and most times requires expensive clean-up.

 

Thank you for your help in preventing sewer blockages and spills.

For further information call City of Havelock Public Services Department 252-444-6409

 

NEVER POUR FATS, OIL OR GREASE DOWN THE DRAIN

Air Show Photo Gallery

May 11th, 2018

MCAS Cherry Point Air Show 2018

MCAS Cherry Point Air Show for 2018. Many thanks to Shawn Byers who takes the best photos of this event.

Sewer Smoke Testing

May 7th, 2018

 

Public Services Department is currently tracing inflow and infiltration using smoke Read the rest of this entry »

Slocum Flyover Project

April 24th, 2018

 

ECAHF Summer Camp 2018

April 10th, 2018

2018 EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL ENGINEERING CAMP

Havelock, NC – The Eastern Carolina Aviation Heritage Foundation in partnership with the City of Havelock, will be offering a week-long, non-residential summer day camp for elementary school students (rising 4th, 5th and 6th graders) at the Havelock Tourist & Event Center on July 24th through 28th, 2017. The camp will be led by elementary school teachers from Craven and Carteret Counties with support from engineering faculty from NC State University and staff from Fleet Readiness Center East aboard MCAS Cherry Point.


The camp will provide students a fun and positive glimpse into various fields of engineering using hands-on, creative investigations and real-world building activities. Throughout the week, students will be divided into design teams led by local teachers. In their teams, students will be given the challenge to individually design and build various devices related to aviation and will learn engineering fundamentals by exploring various experiments.
On the final day of camp, students will demonstrate their work in a public forum that incorporates many of the concepts from the camp’s weekly activities.

Families and the community are invited to attend this final competition on Friday morning. The camp is from 8:30am – 12:00noon Monday through Friday and a snack is provided. No lunch is provided. Cost for the camp is $125 per student. Scholarships may be available for students with demonstrated financial need. Please contact us if you are interested in sponsoring a student.

Accepting Applications Now

To apply, go to www.ecaviationheritage.com and follow the link to “Summer Camp”. For more information or a copy of the application packet, contact Amanda Ohlensehlen at aohlensehlen@havelocknc.us or call 252-444-4348.

Grief Support Workshop

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Losing someone or something you love or care about deeply can be very painful. No matter what kind of loss you are experiencing, it is helpful to connect with others who are also struggling with grief. You are invited to attend a six-week workshop series on “Grief Support” which will be facilitated by Rev. Barbara Bornemann, Chaplain of Continuum Home Care & Hospice in New Bern. Feel free to attend one or all six meetings. Details are listed below.

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