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Posted on: March 27, 2020

April Finance, Executive committee meetings canceled

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The April meeting of the CFPUA Board’s Finance Committee, scheduled for 9 a.m. Wednesday, April 1, has been canceled.

In addition, the Executive Committee meeting, scheduled for immediately after the Finance Committee, has been canceled.

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

March Long Range Planning, Sustainability committee meetings canceled

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The meeting of the CFPUA Board’s Long Range Planning Committee scheduled for 3:30 p.m. Thursday, March 26, has been canceled.

In addition, the Board’s Sustainability Committee meeting, also scheduled for Thursday, March 26, has been can...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

CFPUA reminds customers not to flush wipes, cleaning supplies

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As customers take steps to clean their homes and businesses to slow the spread of COVID-19, CFPUA reminds you that no products, other than toilet paper, should be flushed down a toilet.

Flushing products like sanitizing wipes or paper towels can clog toile...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

CFPUA to close facilities to public after Wednesday; phone, online services remain available

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To protect our customers and staff, Cape Fear Public Utility Authority is temporarily closing its facilities to the public effective 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 18.  This closure includes Customer Service at 235 Government Center Drive and 305 Chestn...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Block of Park Avenue closed for emergency sewer repair

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A CFPUA contractor has closed the 4300 block of Park Avenue, effective immediately, for an emergency sewer main repair.

Park Avenue is closed to thru traffic in both directions between South 43rd and South 44th streets. Local traffic is being allowed.

The c...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Bill printing error impacting some CFPUA customers

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A vendor error has resulted in some CFPUA customers receiving incorrect bills for February and March.

It is unclear how many customers may have received the incorrect bills, but the error occurred within a round of bills mailed between March 3 and March 12...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

CFPUA suspends service disconnections

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CFPUA is temporarily suspending delinquency-related service disconnections, effective immediately.

“One of the most important safeguards for our community to prevent the spread of COVID-19 is hand-washing,” Executive Director Jim Flecht...

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Posted on: March 6, 2020

UPDATE: Boil water advisory rescinded for locations on North Front and Water streets

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A precautionary boil water advisory has been rescinded for 106 Water Street and 201 and 205 North Front Street in downtown Wilmington. Water service in the area is back to normal operation. 

The advisory went into effect Monday night to allow for ...

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Posted on: March 5, 2020

UPDATE: CFPUA cancels ramp closure on Cape Fear Memorial Bridge

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UPDATE: A planned closure of an off-ramp of the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge scheduled to start Friday, March 13, has been canceled due to potential weather conflicts. An accompanying closure in the 1100 block of South Front Street has also been canceled.&am...

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Posted on: March 2, 2020

CFPUA invites comments on system development charges

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CFPUA has published its proposed water and sewer system development charges for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2020.

The system development charge (or SDC) is the fee that new customers pay to “buy-in” to the water and sewer system. ...

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Posted on: February 27, 2020

CFPUA to perform flushing in Northern New Hanover County

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Starting Monday, March 2, CFPUA crews will begin an approximately two-week flushing program in Northern New Hanover County. Flushing will be conducted in areas served by the Richardson Water Treatment Plant ahead of a scheduled filter membrane replacement...

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Posted on: September 11, 2019

CFPUA board approves construction contract, bond sale for GAC filters

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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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