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UPDATE (4:45 pm): CFPUA can't find valve needed to make repairs

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Cape Fear Public Utility Authority crews are responding to a water system emergency repair that will necessitate an emergency shutdown of a waterline on North Kerr Avenue at the McClelland Drive intersection between Market Street and Infantry Drive. Full story...
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CFPUA: Revenue Needs and Rate Changes

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Last year when addressing revenue for Fiscal Year 2012, it was estimated that CFPUA would need to generate an additional 15+% to cover debt payments on bonds issued in 2008 and due in 2012. Through some project cost-saving measures, that revenue need was reduced to 13.1% and approved by the CFPUA Board yesterday during their regularly scheduled meeting. Full story...
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CFPUA: Water bills going up 13.1%, restaurants say it will hit hard

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video CFPUA voted today raise water rates 13.1 percent. "It's a needed 13.1% increase in revenue," said Carey Disney Ricks, CFPUA's Public Information Officer. "The tiered rate structure remains the same, but the thresholds for tiers have changed." Full story...
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CFPUA offers help for customers in need

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The utility has teamed up with the United Way and the Salvation Army to help people in the community who are experiencing financial difficulties. Full story...
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CFPUA talks rate hike tonight

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CFPUA will be providing interested parties an opportunity to gather more information on current rate discussions and the budget process tonight. A public hearing is scheduled for 6 pm in the County Commission Chambers in the Historic Courthouse on 3rd Street. Full story...
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CFPUA customers will see a rate hike soon

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video You might want to think twice before letting the water run. The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority is raising rates. Full story...
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Tell CFPUA how you feel about a rate hike... TONIGHT

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The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority will be providing two opportunities for interested parties to gather more information on current rate discussions and our budget process. Full story...
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CFPUA: 23,000 gallons of treated sewage spills Monday

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The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority responded to and remedied a treated effluent bypass which occurred on January 3rd at the Northside Wastewater Treatment Plant. Full story...
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CFPUA battling series of water main breaks

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video We've been telling you all week about the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority battling broken water mains. Today the battle continues at several spots around the county. Full story...
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Water main repair means lane closures, boiling water

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Cape Fear Public Utility Authority crews are working to repair a broken water main at Market Street and North 23rd Street in Wilmington. Full story...
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UPDATED: CFPUA repairs water main that burst due to cold weather

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CFPUA crews are responding to a water main break on South 17th Street and Wright Street (in the 900 to 1000 block in the proximity of the railroad tracks and Cape Fear Literacy Council). Full story...
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CFPUA shutting water line down; Issuing boil order

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On Wednesday, December 15, the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority will be conducting a shutdown of a 30" waterline at the Sweeney Water Treatment Facility to facilitate required maintenance as facility construction and improvements continue. This shutdown will last approximately 6 hours from 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Full story...
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CFPUA: Cold weather leads to water main break

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video Just like water pipes in your house may break when the temperatures dip below freezing, sometimes water lines in the ground can't handle the cold. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: CFPUA chair: What problems?

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video Tuesday night Wilmington City Council tabled the CFPUA's request to hire a collection agency to gather delinquent funds. Council member Kevin O'Grady believes technical issues at the utility are so serious, that the request is "not ready to be considered." Full story...
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CFPUA shutting down water line around 5th Street and Cornelius Harnett Drive

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On Wednesday, December 1st, the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority will be facilitating the shut-down of a water line in the area of 5th Street and Cornelius Harnett Drive at a location between Sweeney and the MLK Parkway. Full story...
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