NC Division of Water Quality
NC files 2nd lawsuit against Duke Energy
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Wed, 05/29/2013 - 7:32am.

The state of North Carolina has filed a second lawsuit against Duke Energy, saying that coal ash threatens Charlotte's water supply.

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CFPUA fined for Barnards Creek sewage spill
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 04/12/2012 - 2:09pm.

The North Carolina Division of Water Quality has fined the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority for a sewage spill back in January.

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Swimming advisory lifted at Wrightsville Beach
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 04/04/2012 - 1:32pm.

State recreational water quality officials today lifted a water quality swimming advisory for sound-side swimming area in New Hanover County.

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Money provided to clean French Broad River in NC
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Fri, 02/17/2012 - 7:10am.

Transylvania County commissioners have approved money to remove debris clogging the French Broad River.

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Metals found in water at coal plants
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Tue, 01/24/2012 - 7:27am.

North Carolina regulators have found higher than normal levels of metals in groundwater near all 14 of the state's coal-fired power plants run by Duke Energy and Progress Energy.

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Water worries linger in Irene's wake for NC
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 09/07/2011 - 11:25am.

Irene may be long gone, but the effects of the hurricane are still being felt in water quality fears all along the rivers of eastern North Carolina.

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