Navy to conduct explosives demolition in Crescent Harbor today | CORRECTED

The Navy’s Explosive Ordnance Detachment Northwest plans to conduct explosives demolition in the water at Crescent Harbor today. The operations will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Their work is expected to cause water plumes and small ground vibrations, but little noise, according to Mike Welding, Naval Air Station Whidbey Island's spokesman.

  • Wednesday, September 23, 2015 12:41pm
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The Navy’s Explosive Ordnance Detachment Northwest plans to conduct explosives demolition in the water at Crescent Harbor today.

The operations will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Their work is expected to cause water plumes and small ground vibrations, but little noise, according to Mike Welding, Naval Air Station Whidbey Island’s spokesman.

“People aren’t going to hear a thing,” he said.

Welding added that the operations should not pose a threat to people or property and the team takes appropriate safety precautions. For more information, call 360-257-2286.

Editor’s note: An earlier version of this story inaccurately reported expected noise levels.

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