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Posted on: November 14, 2019

Latest Comprehensive Annual Financial Report details CFPUA’s financial strength

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CFPUA staff this week presented the organization’s Fiscal Year 2019 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), which received a clean audit and reports a $23.7 million increase in the Authority’s net position compared with FY 2018.

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Posted on: November 12, 2019

Take steps to protect pipes from overnight freeze

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Frigid weather will arrive in New Hanover County overnight Tuesday and early Wednesday, pushing temperatures as low as 28 degrees. Cape Fear Public Utility Authority is reminding customers to take steps now to protect plumbing and irrigation systems, whic...

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Posted on: November 7, 2019

Brascote Ln. and Aftonshire Dr. intersection closed for emergency repairs

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The intersection of Brascote Lane and Aftonshire Drive has been closed to all but local traffic beginning immediately as crews make emergency sewer repairs.

The closure, which affects traffic in the Ashley Park and Georgetowne subdivisions, is expected to ...

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Posted on: November 7, 2019

CFPUA offices closed for Veterans Day

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In honor of Veterans Day, Cape Fear Public Utility Authority will be closed for business Monday, November 11.

CFPUA offices, including our payment centers at 235 Government Center Drive and 305 Chestnut Street, will be closed throughout the day. Bill payme...

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Posted on: October 23, 2019

State regulators notify CFPUA of 1,4-dioxane discharges in Reidsville, Greensboro

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Tuesday evening, the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality notified CFPUA and other utilities that 1,4-dioxane was detected at 1,400 parts per billion in effluent from the Reidsville WWTP sampled on October 11. In addition, analysis of samples from the...

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Posted on: October 14, 2019

CFPUA creates new sustainability committee

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On October 9, during its monthly meeting, the CFPUA Board approved the creation of a new committee to help the organization continue to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions, protect the area’s natural resources, and prepare for the impacts of climate chang...

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Posted on: October 9, 2019

Knappe: PFAS levels in Cape Fear River likely about 130,000 ppt before 2017

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A soon-to-be-published research paper reports that analysis of a 2015 water sample from the Cape Fear indicated a concentration of total PFAS of 130,000 parts per trillion (ppt), Dr. Detlef Knappe, a professor at N.C. State University, wrote in an email t...

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Posted on: September 19, 2019

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

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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 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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Posted on: June 24, 2019

CFPUA Releases 2018 Water Quality Report

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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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