Water Quality
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CFCC students invite public to participate in water study
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 03/05/2012 - 3:01pm.

The Cape Fear Community College Chemical Technology Department invites the public to participate in an upcoming water testing project.

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Group rallies in opposition to Titan, air permit
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Sun, 03/04/2012 - 9:41pm.

videoOver a hundred residents of New Hanover County gathered today to rally in opposition to Titan. The cement company took a significant step towards coming to Castle Hayne earlier this week when they were issued an air quality permit by the DAQ. Protestors say they are not happy with the permit and plan to end the momentum that Titan is building.

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Swimming advisory issued at Caswell Beach
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 09/15/2011 - 12:17pm.

The advisory affects waters at the public beach access at Lighthouse Park off Caswell Beach Road in Caswell Beach, where test results indicate a running monthly geometric mean average of 41 enterococci per 100 milliliters of water, based on five samples taken within a 30-day period.

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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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Water Quality Swimming Alerts lifted
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 09/01/2011 - 3:52pm.

Bacteria levels are back to normal at the public beach access at South Shore Drive and Kinston Avenue in Surf City. Same good news for Lighthouse Park in Caswell Beach.

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Water Quality Swimming Alerts issued in Surf City, Caswell Beach
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 08/31/2011 - 12:28pm.

State officials today are notifying the public that testing at an ocean-side site in Pender County showed levels of bacteria exceeding the state and Environmental Protection Agency’s recreational water quality swimming standards.

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Swimming advisory lifted near Southport city pier
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 07/29/2011 - 12:55pm.

The state Division of Marine Fisheries today lifted a water quality swimming advisory for a sound-side swimming area in Brunswick County.

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Swimming advisories and alert lifted in New Hanover County
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 07/28/2011 - 3:31pm.

The state Division of Marine Fisheries today lifted three water quality swimming advisories and one swimming alert in New Hanover County.

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Beach Water Quality Swimming Advisory issued for sound-side site in Brunswick County
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 07/28/2011 - 12:48pm.

An advisory against swimming was posted today at a sound-side site in Brunswick County, where state officials found bacteria levels in the water that exceed the state and Environmental Protection Agency's recreational water quality standards.

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Swimming advisories issued for three sites in New Hanover County
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 07/27/2011 - 3:01pm.

Three recreational swimming advisories and one alert were issued today at ocean-side and sound-side locations in New Hanover County. State officials found bacteria levels in the water that exceed the state and Environmental Protection Agency’s recreational water quality standards.

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