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Hurricane Matthew Recovery Update

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Debris Removal

Thru 3/19/17 +/- 2,159,541 cu yards of debris have been picked up. As of 03/19/17 85% of the final pass has been completed.

Stump Removal

Thru 3/19/17 +/- 50% of the eligible stumps have been removed. FEMA will be on-site monitoring stump removal in areas with environmental or archaeological sensitivity in +/- 2 weeks.

Stormwater Debris Removal

The Town has received approval from the National Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) for a combined $1.2 million grant for storm water debris removal. The Town can seek additional funding from FEMA for any remaining storm water debris removal once these funds are spent.

Marsh Debris Removal

Beaufort County's debris removal contractor continues to remove marine debris from the marshes around Hilton Head.