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Cape Fear Public Utility Authority

UPDATE: CFPUA says water main break fixed near Holly Tree

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After hours of repair, water service for folks in the area of Holly Tree and Westchester is back up and running. 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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Cape Fear Public Utility Authority stops sanitary sewer overflow

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Cape Fear Public Utility Authority stopped a sanitary sewer overflow that occurred Friday around 6:00 p.m. by the Country Haven Pump station, located at 7718 Market Street in Ogden. Full story...
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Road closure as CFPUA repairs storm drain

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Cape Fear Public Utility workers discovered a hazard this afternoon while repairing a sinking manhole at the intersection of South Kerr and Maple Avenue. Full story...
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Wastewater overflows at CFPUA plant; sludge reaches Cape Fear River

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video The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority has stopped a sanitary sewer overflow that started at a wastewater treatment plan on River Road Sunday. Full story...
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UPDATE: Boil water advisory rescinded

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CFPUA officials have issued a boil water advisory for residents living along Dobbs Street, Chappell Avenue and the 100 block of Rutledge Drive. Full story...
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CFPUA recommends $750K in employee raises, critics a no-show for public hearing

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video The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority has had its fair share of critics since its conception, but the critics aren't showing up at meetings to voice their concerns. The authority’s board held a budget workshop and public hearing Wednesday night, but no one signed up to ask questions. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Customer says CFPUA trying to charge for disconnected line

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video The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority has had its share of problems since it started in 2008. Problems that won't seem to go away. One customer says she's being charged for a service she does not receive. Full story...
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Sewer line work means road closures

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Work on this project will be conducted in established rights-of-way and easements with construction areas open to local traffic only. Full story...
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Porters Neck residents face water fee hike as CFPUA takes over

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videoLater this week, Porters Neck residents will become part of the Utility Authority's network, but the switch will cost residents up to 500 percent more. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: CFPUA clarifies notification process after sewage spill

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The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority is coming clean about a major sewage spill two days after it happened. The overflow happened just before 4 p.m. Wednesday along North Kerr Ave. near Deerbrook Apartments. Full story...
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CFPUA sheds jobs to trim budget

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The cuts will help bring the CFPUA budget down to $64 million. That's a decrease of $6 million from last year. Full story...
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Cloudy explanation for water problem

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Families and businesses in downtown Wilmington say something was in their water Thursday evening. Despite alerting the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority of the problem, they were given no explanation for the conditions. Full story...
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Front Street project begins

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Part of Front Street in Downtown Wilmington is getting a facelift, but it could make it a little tougher to get around for a few months. Full story...
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WARNING: CFPUA warns of false employees

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The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority is urging you to beware. They say two people have been falsely representing themselves as employees, requesting to check water pressure issues. Full story...
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