The Board of the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority (CFPUA) voted today to adopt a uniform rate structure for water and sewer services, effective for bills dated May 1. The new structure moves the Authority away from its current three-tiered, conservation-based rate structure to one that uses a set rate for ALL residential and non-residential usage.
Crews with Cape Fear Public Utility Authority will begin smoke testing operations on targeted areas of the sanitary sewer system beginning Wednesday (weather permitting). Notices were delivered to properties located in the affected area on Monday. Testing will start on Wednesday and will be conducted between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. through Friday.
CFPUA crews are responding to a sewer main break in the vicinity of 23rd Street and MLK Parkway.
Due to the location of the line, it is necessary to close a portion of 23rd Street near MLK in order for crews to assess the situation and facilitate repairs.
Please, if you witness anyone tampering with a manhole cover, report this activity immediately to CFPUA Customer Service at (910) 332-6550 or our Emergency Call Center at (910) 332-6565. Let's all be responsible stewards of the environment. Anyone violating this may be fined.