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Sewer

Crews work on Wilmington sewer repair

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Repairs on one section of the troubled northeast interceptor sewer line wrapped up Wednesday. Full story...
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Area infrastructure stressed, breaking down

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videoThe repairs to the northeast interceptor are a step in the right direction, but the area's infrastructure is still stressing and straining and in some cases, breaking down. Full story...
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Work on sewer system delayed

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Work on Wilmington's sewer system is not going to get finished on time because of failed water pressure tests. Full story...
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New Hanover, Pender Counties team up on new sewer project

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Monday New Hanover County commissioners signed a resolution to build a wastewater treatment plant on the counties' border. Full story...
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Leland preparing sewer system for rapid growth

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The rapidly growing town of Leland is trying to make sure it can keep up with rapidly increasing sewer demand. A meeting will be held Thursday night outlining ways to do that. Full story...
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City, county to add Cape Fear Utility Authority jobs

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Wilmington City Council meets Tuesday night. One item on the agenda is approving nearly $1 million to help fix the troubled sewer system. City Council will approve the funds to go to the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority. The organization is a merger between the city and county water and sewer. The money will go to help with start up costs. Full story...
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Northeast interceptor pipe repair begins

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After numerous sewer spills into Hewlett's Creek construction to replace the faulty northeast interceptor pipe began Wednesday. Crews started working to replace the pipe off Pine Grove Wednesday morning. More than one mile of the pipe will be replaced that currently runs through Hewlett's Creek. Full story...
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Voice your opinion about the City's sewer system

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Got a beef about the city's sewer system? There's a way for your voice to be heard. Wilmington officials have scheduled a meeting for residents near Hewlett's Creek, concerning the upcoming sewer repairs. Full story...
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City to hold public hearing on sewer situation

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If you have something to say about Wilmington's sewer situation your opportunity is coming. The State Division of Water Quality has scheduled a public hearing for August 30. Full story...
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Wilmington's sewer repair project could be on fast-track

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We now know when Wilmington's sewer repair project should be completed. The State and City approved a contract that outlines a plan to fix the troubled northeast interceptor. The special order of consent contract requires the City to finish repairs to the sewer system by June of next year. Otherwise, the state will impose a fine of $1,000 per day. Full story...
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