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Additional Siren Tests Scheduled in July
As part of new hardware installations, sirens will be tested in the following counties. Sirens are expected to sound for three minutes only, but may be sounded several times as testing progresses.
- Iredell County - Wednesday, July 6, 2016 (afternoon only)
- Gaston County - Tuesday, July 12, 2016 (afternoon only)
Note: These tests are in addition to the quarterly siren test scheduled for 11:50 a.m. on Wednesday, July 13.
Please note: The EnergyExplorium is only available by appointment and for groups of 10 or more, so be sure you have several tour dates for your visit or group tour and complete the Group Visitation Form.
The EnergyExplorium offers:
- A self-directed learning environment for kids of all ages.
- Detailed teaching materials for instructors and teachers.
- Presentations on nuclear energy and basic electricity.
- A mile-long nature trail that borders Lake Norman and a backpack full of nature guides.
- A large auditorium perfect for viewing a movie or hosting a business meeting or community group.
- Several interactive exhibits on subjects ranging from saving energy to tracking weather.
- A beautiful picnic shelter next to a butterfly garden.