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Posted on: October 24, 2020

CFPUA stops sanitary sewer overflow caused by blockage

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CFPUA crews stopped a sanitary sewer overflow (SSO) Saturday afternoon near Silver Grass Court in Ogden.

CFPUA was alerted to the SSO at 7 a.m. Saturday. Crews determined that the overflow was caused by a large blockage in the sewer system and began pump-a...

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Posted on: October 23, 2020

UPDATE: Boil water advisory canceled for Flats on Front community

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A precautionary boil water advisory scheduled Monday night for the Flats on Front community at 1045 N. Front St. has been canceled. The work and advisory will be rescheduled for a later date.

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Posted on: October 22, 2020

Ramp of Cape Fear Memorial Bridge to close for manhole installation

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The southbound Front Street off-ramp of the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge will be closed the weekend of November 7 while a contractor for CFPUA installs a manhole in the area.

Starting at 7 p.m. Friday, November 6, crews will close the southbound off-ramp of t...

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Posted on: October 21, 2020

CFPUA named “Owner of the Year” in Design-Build competition

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The Southeast Chapter of the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) has named CFPUA 2020’s “Owner of the Year” in its annual Design-Build Project/Team Awards.

The awards recognize projects in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia that use the desig...

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Posted on: October 13, 2020

CFPUA responds to sewer overflow on Market Street in Ogden

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CFPUA crews this afternoon responded to a sanitary sewer overflow (SSO) in the 7700 block of Market Street in Ogden.

At approximately 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, October 13, CFPUA was alerted that a contractor working in the area had struck a sewer force main. CFPU...

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Posted on: October 13, 2020

CFPUA statement on suit filed by State against Chemours and DuPont

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Today, N.C. Attorney General Josh Stein announced that the State had filed a lawsuit “against DuPont, Chemours, and related companies to hold them accountable for the damage their manufacture, use, and disposal of PFAS chemicals have caused to North Carol...

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Posted on: October 12, 2020

CFPUA responds to Bladen County court decision on motion to intervene

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A Bladen County Superior Court judge on Monday denied Cape Fear Public Utility Authority’s motion to intervene in the State’s complaint against Chemours.

CFPUA had sought equal standing with the State and Cape Fear River Watch in negotiations about measure...

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Posted on: September 17, 2020

CFPUA to State: Provide equivalent relief to all residents burdened by Chemours’ pollution

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CFPUA today submitted comments on a proposed addendum to the Consent Order between the State and Chemours.

The addendum relates mainly to measures meant to address the flow of PFAS-laden groundwater and stormwater from Chemours’ industri...

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Posted on: September 10, 2020

CFPUA files motion to intervene in State’s complaint against Chemours

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Cape Fear Public Utility Authority (CFPUA) has asked a Bladen County Superior Court to grant it equal standing with the State and Cape Fear River Watch (CFRW) in negotiations about measures Chemours must take to address the company’s PFAS releas...

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Posted on: September 9, 2020

Delinquent residential customers will retain access to water under planned CFPUA pilot

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CFPUA will launch a pilot program in January 2021 to test a new approach for residential customers who previously would have been eligible for water service disconnections because of unpaid bills. Instead of shutting off water at these residential account...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

CFPUA facilities, staff ready for 2020 hurricane season

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Monday, June 1, marks the start of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season. With the U.S. National Weather Service forecasting an above-normal hurricane season, and as our region continues to see the spread of COVID-19, CFPUA has been finalizing key facility i...

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