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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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Berger sworn into CFPUA Board

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video New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger was sworn in as a member of the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority Board of Directors this morning. Full story...
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CFPUA reports 2,400-gallon sewage spill

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The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority says crews responded to and repaired a spill from the sanitary sewer system yesterday. Approximately 2,400 gallons was discharged, which flowed directly into the City of Wilmington Storm Drain system and then into the Cape Fear River. Full story...
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Given a second chance, Berger misses first meeting back

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video Nearly a year after being removed from all of the committees he served on due to his tardiness New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger is back. But his first committee meeting as a member of the CFPUA Board didn't exactly go as planned. Full story...
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Thompson backs Berger for committee appointments

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New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger will have the chance to represent the county on several boards and committees, after being removed from most of these last year. Full story...
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CFPUA reports sewage spill in Porters Neck

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CFPUA Operations crews have responded to and stopped a wastewater spill in the Country Haven area adjacent to the 8000 block of Market Street. At approximately 7:45 a.m. today, CFPUA staff discovered the spill while visiting the site to conduct routine maintenance. The CFPUA crew took action to stop the flow from the pipe, which appears to have been previously damaged. Full story...
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Where is the water? Porters Neck residents worried about dried up ponds

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video Porters Neck residents have mowed back the weeds and tall grass but it's not to make their neighborhood look pretty. It's in anticipation of getting back the water in their dried out ponds. Full story...
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CFPUA CEO gets raise, contract extension

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The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority Board Wednesday voted unanimously to extend CEO Matt Jordan’s contract, a document that included a roughly 3.73-percent pay raise. Full story...
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UPDATE: CFPUA crews fix water main break at 100 block of Market Street

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A CFPUA construction crew has made necessary repairs to a broken water main and are in the finishing stages of road repairs in the 100 block of Market St. Full story...
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CFPUA to begin smoke testing sewer lines

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Crews with Cape Fear Public Utility Authority will begin smoke testing operations on targeted areas of the sanitary sewer system beginning Wednesday (weather permitting). Notices were delivered to properties located in the affected area on Monday. Testing will start on Wednesday and will be conducted between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. through Friday. Full story...
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Movie filming may affect water service downtown

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Water service in downtown Wilmington may be affected today because of filming for the movie "We're the Millers." The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority has authorized the production, which stars Jennifer Aniston and Jason Sudeikis, special use of water for special effects. Full story...
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