A Message from Mayor Pam Hemminger
- Chapel Hill, Carrboro and Orange County residents and business owners for their immediate response to this crisis, for their patience as we worked to resolve the situation and for their generosity towards one another;
- The Town of Chapel Hill’s Emergency Management Team and our entire staff, headed by Coordinator Barry McLamb, Fire Chief Matt Sullivan and Police Chief Chris Blue, who took the lead in coordinating all aspects of the Town’s response;
- The City of Durham, Town of Hillsborough and Chatham County for providing water to help replenish our diminished supply;
- Our community partners, especially Harris Teeter and the American Red Cross, who donated and made water available to the 83,000 residents that were impacted; and
- Our partners from OWASA, Orange County, the Orange County Health Department, UNC-Chapel Hill, the Town of Carrboro, the Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership, the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce and the Chapel Hill/Orange County Visitor's Bureau.
For the latest information about the water shortage, visit townofchapelhill.org/Home/Components/News/News/10725/22.