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Posted on: December 1, 2022

Emergency boil water advisory issued for North Channel Haven Drive area

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An emergency boil water advisory has been issued for North Channel Haven Drive and surrounding areas, effective immediately Thursday, December 1.

Crews are responding to a leak on a water main in the area and are working to restore water service as quickly...

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Posted on: November 21, 2022

GAC filters continue to effectively remove Chemours’ PFAS

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Granular Activated Carbon (GAC) filters at the Sweeney Water Treatment Plant continued to reduce PFAS during treatment to levels at or near non-detection since going online in early October.

CFPUA has an ongoing program to monitor PFAS in raw, untreated wa...

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Posted on: November 14, 2022

Chemours drops discharge permit appeal after agreement with CFPUA

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Cape Fear Public Utility Authority, Chemours, and the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality on Monday, November 14, signed an agreement under which Chemours pledges to dismiss its appeal of a discharge permit meant to reduce the amount of the company’s...

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Posted on: November 10, 2022

Judge grants CFPUA’s motion to intervene in Chemours’ permit appeal

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An N.C. administrative law judge on Thursday, November 10, granted CFPUA’s motion to intervene in Chemours’ appeal of a discharge permit intended to reduce the amount of PFAS the company is sending to the Cape Fear River.

On October 27,...

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Posted on: November 2, 2022

CFPUA hosts delegation from Moldova for water, wastewater facility tours

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Officials from the Republic of Moldova toured two Cape Fear Public Utility Authority treatment plants Wednesday, November 2, as part of a diplomatic visit to North Carolina.

Wednesday’s tour was sponsored by the U.S. Congressional Office for International ...

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Posted on: October 31, 2022

CFPUA wins 2022 Gold Award for Exceptional Utility Performance

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Cape Fear Public Utility Authority has been awarded the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies’ (AMWA) 2022 Gold Award for Exceptional Utility Performance.

Each year, AMWA honors high-performing public water systems from across the United States with i...

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Posted on: October 11, 2022

No PFAS detected in Sweeney treated water as CFPUA activates new GAC filters

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New Granular Activated Carbon (GAC) filters at the Sweeney Water Treatment Plant are online, Cape Fear Public Utility Authority announced Tuesday.

As of Tuesday, October 11, 100 percent of the water leaving the Sweeney Plant is being treated by the new GAC...

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Posted on: October 27, 2022

CFPUA intervenes in Chemours’ permit appeal, seeks protective discharge limits

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Cape Fear Public Utility Authority (CFPUA) on Thursday, October 27, filed a motion with the N.C. Office of Administrative Hearings to intervene in Chemours’ appeal of a discharge permit recently issued by the N.C. Department of Environmental Qua...

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Posted on: September 14, 2022

CFPUA sets 43 percent carbon reduction goal, wastewater plants win Gold awards

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By 2030, Cape Fear Public Utility Authority aims to reduce carbon emissions from its operations by 43 percent.

At its regular meeting Wednesday, the CFPUA Board heard staff’s plan to cut the organization’s carbon footprint during the co...

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Posted on: September 7, 2022

10-year, $512 million plan continues CFPUA’s focus on investing in community’s water infrastructure

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Like many of our peers at water utilities across the country, CFPUA staff have been monitoring the situation in Jackson, Mississippi. Last week, the main water treatment plant serving Jackson’s 150,000 residents failed after being inundated by major flood...

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