Water

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FIRST ON 3: Lead, iron found in VA clinic water
Records of water testing at the Wilmington VA clinic show high levels of metals, including lead, iron, copper and manganese. Tue, 05/05/2015 - 5:13pm
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Water outage scheduled for area near downtown
A spokesman with the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority says crews will shut off water for an area near Downtown Wilmington on Wednesday. Tue, 05/05/2015 - 8:34am
FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Still no source found in VA clinic water issues
Water issues remain at the Wilmington VA clinic. Thu, 04/09/2015 - 9:45pm
FIRST ON 3: VA clinic warned not to use water
Wilmington's VA super clinic has water problems and reaches out to CFPUA for help. Wed, 03/25/2015 - 3:46am
FIRST ON 3: CFPUA warns VA clinic not to use water
Cape Fear Public Utility Authority spokesman Mike McGill says they are advising Wilmington's VA super clinic not to use the water. Tue, 03/24/2015 - 2:46pm
H2Go: General Assembly can’t flush us
H2Go, which provides water to northern Brunswick County, is reminding state lawmakers they cannot dissolve the utility, even as a petition by area residents tries to do just that. Thu, 03/12/2015 - 8:17pm
State, federal agencies to protect land near Jordan Lake
Several North Carolina government agencies and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have signed an agreement to protect 8,000 acres of land around Jordan Lake. Sat, 02/14/2015 - 1:48am
UPDATE: CFPUA lifts boil water advisory for part of Wilmington
The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority (CFPUA) says the boil water advisory for a portion of Wilmington in now LIFTED. Wed, 08/20/2014 - 10:58pm
CFPUA project could cost residents thousands
New Hanover County and Cape Fear Public Utility Authority are installing new sewer and water lines in the Heritage Park Area. Connection to the lines is mandatory and residents must hire their own plumber. Folks living in the area are speaking out and they're not happy. Tue, 07/22/2014 - 10:10pm
7,500 gallons of wastewater overflows into Lake Waccamaw after sewer spills
Lake Waccamaw leaders are awaiting water test results after they say thousands of gallons of untreated wastewater overflowed into Lake Waccamaw when it rained following two sanitary sewer spills. Fri, 07/18/2014 - 12:30pm