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Posted on: September 19, 2019

Work begins on project to add 2 MGD capacity in Northern New Hanover County

hard hat and tools

Survey work has begun on the Northern Water Mains project, which will improve fire protection and increase available water capacity in Northern New Hanover County.

The $3.9 million project involves the installation of a new 16-inch water main from Blue Cla...

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Posted on: September 16, 2019

UPDATE: Boil water advisory lifted for customers in areas near Red Cross St.

Running faucet

A boil water advisory affecting customers in the following areas since Tuesday evening has been rescinded, effective immediately:

  • 500, 600, 700 blocks of Red Cross Street.
  • 500, 600, 700 blocks of N. 7th Street.
  • 600, 700 blocks of Campbell Street.
  • 700 block of...
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Posted on: September 11, 2019

CFPUA board approves construction contract, bond sale for GAC filters

Sweeney New GAC Contactors - NORTHEAST PERSPECTIVE Cutaway

The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority Board on Wednesday awarded a $35.9 million construction contract to Adams-Robinson Enterprises Inc. for a project to add eight new deep-bed granular activated carbon (GAC) filters at Sweeney Water Treatment Plant to ...

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Posted on: August 23, 2019

Section of northbound U.S. 421 reduced to one lane starting Monday, August 26

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Northbound U.S. Highway 421 will be reduced to one lane of travel from about 400 feet north of the Isabel Holmes Bridge to Eagle Island Seafood beginning Monday, August 26.

The closure is expected to last about a month while crews install a 16-inch water t...

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Posted on: June 24, 2019

CFPUA Releases 2018 Water Quality Report

Water quality

This morning, CFPUA released its annual Water Quality Report for the year 2018. The report contains data from voluntary and mandatory drinking water sampling conducted throughout CFPUA service areas from January 2018 to December 2018. The report also cont...

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