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UPDATE: Water main repaired, boil water advisory continues

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The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority says a precautionary boil water advisory for customers in the South Forest Hills section of Wilmington will continue through Tuesday. Full story...
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CFPUA gives OK for $300,000 in penalties for sewage spills

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The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority, along with Wilmington and New Hanover County, is one step closer to coming to terms with the US Environmental Protection Agency over violations tied to a number of large sewage spills last decade. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: CFPUA chief offered job in Florida

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The only leader the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority has ever have may be on the way out. CFPUA CEO Matt Jordan has completed negotiations to become the new GM for Tampa Bay Water in Florida, according to a news release from that utility. Full story...
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City, CFPUA differ on how to close books on 2006 sewer issue

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video After five years of work to improve public utilities, the CFPUA is looking to move forward with the EPA's approval. But to move forward it must correct problems made under the City of Wilmington's watch prior to CFPUA's 2008 takeover. Full story...
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CFPUA approves rate structure changes

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The Board of the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority (CFPUA) voted today to adopt a uniform rate structure for water and sewer services, effective for bills dated May 1. The new structure moves the Authority away from its current three-tiered, conservation-based rate structure to one that uses a set rate for ALL residential and non-residential usage. Full story...
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Residents return home after gas leak on 6th Street

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videoResidents have been allowed back in their homes after a gas leak at 919 S. 6th Street, according to the Wilmington Fire Department. Full story...
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Wilmington water bills may be going up $5 per month

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video Under the proposal, the average residential customer using 10,000 gallons bi-monthly would see a rate increase that will address more than $25 million dollars in future sewer and water infrastructure projects, as well as increased operating costs and service on CFPUA’s debt. An average residential customer will see their bill rise $4.90 a month or $9.80 every billing period. CFPUA’s billing cycle is every other month. Full story...
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CFPUA resumes underground water storage

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videoA man who believed his well water was making him sick may be one step closer to answers after getting the results of CFPUA testing. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: New CFPUA well leading to 'nasty' water for some customers

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video A new irrigation well on Westbrook Ave. and Military Cutoff Road in Wilmington is already causing problems for customers. They say it's keeping them from using the water in their homes. CFPUA says it's received multiple complaints about the quality of the water and is trying to figure out what's going on. Full story...
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Sewer system overflow leaks into Greenfield Lake

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Approximately 1,000 gallons of diluted wastewater overflowed into Greenfield Lake Saturday. Full story...
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Precautionary boil water advisory issued for part of N. Front Street

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videoThe Cape Fear Public Utility Authority has issued a Precautionary Boil Water Advisory (PBWA) for the 200 and 300 blocks of North Front Street and #10 Walnut Street in downtown Wilmington, starting at 11 p.m. tonight. Full story...
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CFPUA resumes 16th St. valve replacement

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video The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority is getting back to work replacing water valves along part of 16th Street. Starting tomorrow, a private contractor will resume the work between Castle and Ann Streets. The work will take place between 7 p.m. and 7 a.m. to try to lessen service and traffic impacts in this area. Full story...
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Police give all-clear after suspicious package shuts down CFPUA, Goverment Center Dr.

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video Police gave the all-clear more than an hour after Government Center Drive was closed to investigate a suspicious package outside the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority's office. Full story...
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CFPUA issues boil water advisory

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video The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority wants to remind you about tonight's water shutdown and precautionary boil water advisory. Full story...
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CFPUA hoping to finish repairs before evening rush

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videoThe Cape Fear Public Utility Authority now hopes to have traffic back to normal on Wooster Street before the heart of the evening rush. At about 3:30 p.m., CFPUA spokesman Mike McGill said crews were working on road repairs after fixing a water main break. He says all lanes of traffic on Wooster should be open by 4:30 p.m. Full story...
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