Sewer

CFPUA approves rate structure changes
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. Wed, 04/10/2013 - 6:09pm
CFPUA to begin smoke testing sewer lines
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. Tue, 09/11/2012 - 4:14pm
Residents angry about possible 149 percent sewer bill hike
Pluris sewer company has requested the rate increase from its customers. The request must first go through the North Carolina Utilities Commission. Fri, 08/10/2012 - 3:58am
ONLY ON 3: CFPUA customers getting big bills for old, missed charges
The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority is no stranger to billing issues. Now the authority has found unbilled utilities, which may mean some unexpected charges for customers. Tue, 07/10/2012 - 3:59am
UPDATED: CFPUA responding to another sewer line break on 23rd Street
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. Thu, 05/17/2012 - 7:34pm
River Road closed for sewer work
River Road will be closed between Independence Blvd. and Sanders Dr. for the next two weeks while the CFPUA works on a sewer project. Tue, 05/08/2012 - 2:47pm
CFPUA: Do NOT open manhole covers
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. Fri, 08/26/2011 - 7:51pm
Man charged in connection with sewer spill
A Wilmington man has been charged with reckless driving in connection with a sewer spill on Saturday. Mon, 05/26/2008 - 11:43am
State lifts Wilmington sewer moratorium
The state has lifted the moratorium on new hookups to Wilmington's Northeast Interceptor sewer line. Fri, 03/14/2008 - 11:34am
NEI repairs complete
Repairs to the infamous northeast interceptor sewer line are finally complete. Mon, 03/10/2008 - 9:47pm