How safe is your beach? We talk to the State Recreational Water Quality Program Manager about testing the water at more than 200 locations, from Corolla to Sunset Beach.
When it comes to a trip to the beach, there are hazards you are aware of. Sunburn, getting caught in a rip current, stepping on a shell or piece of glass, or in very rare cases, being bitten by a shark. But there’s also hazards you may not consider, such as water quality.
This week on the Down East Journal, groups are at odds over the plan to relocate dredging material from Beaufort Inlet to Shackleford Banks. Would the move impact tourism or help preserve Shackleford’s shoreline from erosion? More on that story, Friday at noon on all of the PRE stations. And Saturday at noon on News and Ideas.