Here’s the latest survey by the United States Army Corp of Engineers of the AICW (Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway) where it intersects with the Lockwoods Folly Inlet. As the graphics show, the recent dredging created a straight channel across the Lockwoods Folly Inlet intersection. Note how quickly it becomes shallow if the navigational buoys are not […]
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We keep our posts focused on water safety and water rescue, but here’s a rare exception as the issue is health related to our local waterway. Read the complete WWAY story here.
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We’ve been out on the water quite a bit lately to ensure the boats are ready for the upcoming busy season. It is also a good opportunity to refresh our skills and tactics.
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Boat 4490 was on the water yesterday doing bottom contour mapping on the AICW (Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway), Elizabeth River, Coward Creek, Molasses Creek, Piney Point Creek, Dutchman Creek, and Beaver Dam Creek. When we map the area waterways, we create a road map on the boat’s GPS, which allows us to respond quickly and safely. […]
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The Oak Island Mardi Gras parade was a great time yesterday. Many people came out for the event. Oak Island Water Rescue was well represented and tossed bags full of candy to the kiddos (and a few adults who yelled “Where’s my candy?”).
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