Construct a New Septic System at Buxton Housing area
Cape Hatteras National Seashore (Seashore) is proposing to replace the current septic system serving the park housing units near the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse in Buxton, NC. This system includes a lift station, septic drain fields, wastewater systems, and all associated electrical facilities.
The Seashore has prepared an Environmental Assessment to fully analyze the impacts of installing a new septic system within the park's housing area that would meet the following project objectives:
- Relocate the housing septic system out of flood prone areas so that so that housing occupants can remain in place with an operational septic system that is more resilient to local flooding.
- Create a long-term septic system that would be in compliance with Public Health and Safety Regulations
- Improve maintenance operations of the housing septic facilities and septic drain fields
The Environmental Assessment is available for public comment for 30 days from March 30 until April 29.
Comments can also be mailed to: Superintendent, Cape Hatteras National Seashore, 1401 National Park Dr, Manteo, NC 27954.