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UPDATE: CFPUA lifts boil water advisory for part of Wilmington

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videoThe Cape Fear Public Utility Authority (CFPUA) says the boil water advisory for a portion of Wilmington in now LIFTED. Full story...
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CFPUA project could cost residents thousands

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videoNew 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. Full story...
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7,500 gallons of wastewater overflows into Lake Waccamaw after sewer spills

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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. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Clarkton residents say something's wrong with exorbitant water bills

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video Some residents in Clarkton say there's something wrong with their water bills. They say say it's a problem that should have been fixed months ago. Full story...
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CFPUA work means boil water advisory for part of downtown

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The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority has issued a precautionary boil water advisory for homes and business in part of downtown today during a planned service outage. Crews will replace three valves, which will shut down water service from 9 a.m. until about 4 p.m. Full story...
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CFPUA Board approves rate increase

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The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority Board this morning approved increasing rates starting in May. CFPUA says the average bill will go up 4.4 percent or about $2.70 a month. Full story...
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CFPUA to shut off water along N. 4th St. Friday

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videoParts of northern Wilmington will lose water service for a few hours Friday afternoon as CFPUA crews replace three water valves. Full story...
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CFPUA postpones work that would have meant northside boil water advisory

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videoThe Cape Fear Public Utility Authority (CFPUA) has postponed work that will require a precautionary boil water advisory for homes and businesses in a portion of the north side of Wilmington. The work was scheduled to be done Friday afternoon. Full story...
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Senators seek cancer study of Lejeune water

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North Carolina's two U.S. senators say a federal health agency should conduct a cancer incidence study for the groundwater contamination at Camp Lejeune. Full story...
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CFPUA to consider 4.4% rate increase

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videoThe Cape Fear Public Utility Authority will consider raising rates next year for water and wastewater consumption by 4.4 percent. CFPUA spokesman Mike McGill says if the full CFPUA Board approves the proposal passed today by the authority's finance committee, the new rate would increase the average customer's bill about $2.70 per month. Full story...
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