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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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Folks will have to wait at least a year for Water Street improvements

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videoIf you have driven Water Street recently, you know it is covered in potholes and cracks. "It’s like you are off-roading in the road. It is so bumpy,” said Walleed Jarrad. 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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Utility crew broke gas line that led to evacuations

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videoA gas leak at 17th and Grace streets forced residents to evacuate their homes for about an hour this morning. Full story...
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North Front at Market closed Monday for CFPUA work

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Starting Monday, March 10, 2014, CFPUA contractors will be conducting, on behalf of the city, repaving work to repair the road surface damaged when a water service failed in January. 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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CFPUA to seek another rate increase

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videoCape Fear Public Utility Authority customers are likely in for another rate increase next budget year. The authority board finance committee held a special meeting Thursday morning to discuss options for the increase, which CFPUA staff members said will help cover "variable expenditures" such as electricity. Full story...
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CFPUA issues boil water advisory for Landfall, Middle Sound Loop areas after main breaks

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videoCFPUA has issued a boil water advisory for hundreds of customers in the Landfall and Middle Sound Loop areas of New Hanover County after several water main breaks in the Ogden area. Full story...
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Weather changes, age a bad mix for CFPUA's pipes

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videoThe Cape Fear Public Utility Authority has been busy the last day dealing with seven water main breaks. CFPUA spokesman Mike McGill says the weather and the aging infrastructure are to blame. Full story...
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CFPUA working at multiple locations

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CFPUA working on water main breaks on multiple locations, expect some traffic delays. Full story...
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Water main breaks, boil water advisory in effect

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videoA 12-inch water main, approximately 60 years of old, broke earlier Tuesday night and CFPUA crews are conducting the repair, requiring water service to be affected to the addresses listed above. Full story...
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CFPUA cuts budget as water use declines

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videoThe Cape Fear Public Utility Authority today amended its operating budget to cut $1.2 million. The move comes after the authority reported a significant decline in water consumption, which also means lower revenues. Full story...
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CFPUA picks interim chief as Executive Director

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videoThe Cape Fear Public Utility Authority Board has selected Jim Flechtner to become CFPUA's new Executive Director. Flechtner was chosen in a unanimous vote of the board after it received 53 applications for the job. He had been serving as interim Executive Director since Matt Jordan retired in July. Full story...
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