The City of Ocean Shores Water Department will be flushing fire hydrants in the south
central areas of the City in August. Work will be conducted from Ocean Lake Way to
Cape Alava Street on August 13 th and 14 th and from Cape Alava St. SE to Cakesosta
Street SE on August 27 th and 28 th . It is common for flushing activities to stir up sediment
in the water lines surrounding the work areas. We recommend that you do not use hot
water during the hours of 8 AM and 4 PM on the days shown above. If you experience
discoloration of your water, please run the COLD water tap for a few minutes until it
clears. If you must use hot water during flushing operations, we strongly recommend
flushing your hot water tank after our operations are complete.
A map of the work area can be viewed at www.osgov.com. If you have any questions or
require additional information please contact us by phone at 289-4210 or email at
Advertisement date: August 8, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
CITY OF OCEAN SHORES
2019 Roadside Vegetation Control
Ocean Shores, WA – May 06, 2019 – The City of Ocean Shores has contracted with
Woodland Resources Services, Inc, a licensed commercial applicator, to facilitate the
annual roadside herbicide treatment. Work activities are scheduled to begin the week
of May 20, 2019. The work is weather dependent and as a result is subject to change.
The objective of annual application is to preserve a vegetation free strip of gravel
shoulder adjacent to the pavement consistent with the WSDOT Integrated Roadside
Vegetation Management Plan.
In 2018, the City initiated a process for provide property owners the opportunity to
maintain the City right of way in lieu of herbicide application. If you would prefer to
maintain the City right of way as an alternative to having herbicide placed at the edge of
pavement, please complete the form posted at www.osgov.com or contact John
Wagner at (360) 289-2824 to obtain a copy of the agreement. Completed agreement
forms can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or delivered to the Permit Office located
at 801 Minard Avenue NW. Forms must be received by noon on May 17, 2019 to
ensure staff has enough time to place markings at the subject property.
Thousands of people rely on safe and affordable public transportation to access basic services that allow them to live independently, maintain their health, reduce isolation, and remain active. In Grays Harbor County, taking public transportation is a necessity for seniors, people with disabilities and other at-risk individuals in order to get to work, and/or get to and from necessary medical services and healthcare needs. If you, or someone you know, is in need of reliable, affordable transportation, we can help. Call (360) 735-5733 or visit tripresourcecenter.org to learn about transportation options available.
Crystal L. Dingler, Mayor
City of Ocean Shores
PO Box 909
Ocean Shores, WA 98569
t (360)289-3099 x106
c (360) 581-5386
August 1, 2019 – The City of Ocean Shores in conjunction with Rognlin’s Inc. will begin pavement
Each location will be fully or partially closed to traffic with flaggers and/or traffic control devices to
Southwest Washington Tsunami Inundation Hazard Maps
Washington State DNR released new Tsunami Inundation Hazard Maps for Southwest Washington on Monday, March 26th, 2018. These maps are a bit different than previous tsunami inundation mapping. Previous inundation mapping was based upon the last Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake from 1700 AD. This new study and modeling is based upon a simulated 2500 year event, from a magnitude 9.0 earthquake. This event produces a farther reaching tsunami inundation scenario.
** Aftershocks may produce additional tsunami waves in coastal areas
The first tsunami waves (a minimum of 4 are expected) will arrive within 15-25 minutes following the quake.
Wave heights along the beaches will vary depending on the bathymetry of the coastline however the amount and level of inundation is our greatest concern. WA State DNR provided Grays Harbor Emergency Management some approximate inundation depths for this 2500 year event for our coastal areas.
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