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Hurricane Irma, Post Storm Report #12

September 12, 2017
Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islander

Hurricane Irma, Post Storm Report #12

Total rainfall on Sanibel during Hurricane Irma:

5.11 inches as measured at the Public Works Department, mid-Island Dunlop Road

County-wide Curfew 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. remains in effect until rescinded

IF YOU HAVE NEED TO IMMEDIATELY DISPOSE OF REFRIGERATOR OR FREEZER WASTE

BRING IT TO THE CITY RECYCLING CENTER (Across from the Sanibel Library) or the east side of the City Boat Ramp (further announcements on refuse collection forthcoming later today)

LCEC assets on Island. Very good progress on 9/11 of re-energizing of the Island Electrical Power Grid. Power has now been restored from approximately the Sanibel School to Casa Ybel Road. Work will re-commence in daylight.

As power is restored the lift stations will be removed from the generators.

The "Boil Water for Human Consumption" Alert continues

Island Water Association continues leak detection to improve water pressure

ISLAND WATER REMINDS RESIDENTS TURNING OFF YOUR SPRINKLER SYSTEM WILL HELP RESTORE WATER PRESSURE SOONER & HELP CONSERVE WATER RESERVES

THE PRIORITY FOR VEGETATION REMOVAL NOW THAT THE ROADS ARE OPEN IS FOR SIDE STREETS. THE CITY IS REMOVING VEGETATION FROM ALL STREETS, PUBLIC & PRIVATE, TO PROVIDE CITIZENS ACCESS TO THEIR PROPERTY & FOR ACCESS OF EMERGENCY VEHICLES. SHARED USE PATH CLEARING, WHICH WILL A BE SIGNIFICANT UNDERTAKING, WILL BE SECONDARY TO ROADWAY CLEARING

All Lee County Schools, including the Sanibel School, are closed for the remainder of the week.

Sanibel City Hall remains open only for emergency & essential services until Wednesday morning, September 13, 2017.

US Postal Service has notified the City that delivery is to commence today, 9/12.

Ban on Alcohol Sales to be lifted at 9 am, Tuesday, September 12, 2017

See all previous reports

Be smart....Be safe

 
 

 

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