Get the latest news on what’s happening on North Padre Island here. Click the headlines to read the full story.
North Padre Island News Roundup
“The water boil notice for Padre Island was lifted Monday morning, ending all water boil notices for Corpus Christi, city officials said.
The state required the city was required to issue the notice Friday when power went out to the water treatment plant. Clarence Wittwer, the city’s director of water operations, said water pressure couldn’t be monitored during and after the storm because of the outage. Low water pressure can allow water to stagnate in the pipes, but Wittwer said test results showed the water was safe…”
“Padre Island National Seashore was able to reopen to the public soon after Harvey hit but photos show its sand dunes took a hit.
The national park in Corpus Christi shared side-by-side photos on its official Facebook page showing erosion onMalaquite Beach caused by the storm.
Visitors who commented on the photos were glad to see the weathered dunes ‘did their job’ to protect the world’s larges undeveloped barrier island…”
Spokesman Patrick Gamman said while structures and beaches are safe, “a lot of trash” from the Gulf has washed ashore in Harvey’s wake…”