make WWAY your homepage  Become a fan on facebook  Follow us on twitter  Receive RSS Newsfeeds  MEMBERS: Register | Login

Droughts

Drought conditions worsen

READ MORE:
Drought conditions are getting worse throughout the state. Full story...
»

Easley says local water limits possible if drought worsens

READ MORE:
Governor Mike Easley said he could cap water use in some towns and cities if the drought worsens. Full story...
»

Experts concerned about low lake levels

READ MORE:
North Carolina water conservation experts and others are becoming increasingly concerned about low lake levels. Full story...
»

Easley asks for more water conservation during holidays

READ MORE:
Governor Mike Easley says North Carolinians aren't saving as much water as they did earlier this fall. Full story...
»

Wilmington resident: City is wasting water

READ MORE:
videoYou may have heard recent reports about leaks between the Sweeny Water Treatment Plant and individual households throughout the city. Full story...
»

Water restrictions hurting businesses

READ MORE:
Local rain fall totals are at a deficit and many local companies say their business is too. Full story...
»

Georgia officials pray for rain

READ MORE:
Some parts of the south are in a worse drought than we are. It's so bad in Georgia officials are praying for rain. Full story...
»

Water restrictions limit pressure washing companies

READ MORE:
Mandatory water restrictions have been in effect in the city of Wilmington for weeks now. That means no pressure washing the outside of homes, a rule that has virtually put professional pressure washers out of business. Full story...
»

Current drought worst in NC history

READ MORE:
videoWe are now in the midst of the worst drought in North Carolina history. Rainfall deficits statewide range from ten to over 20 inches, with Wilmington nearly two feet below normal. Full story...
»

Water restrictions expanded

READ MORE:
In an effort to continue conservation of precious drinking water supplies, the New Hanover County Water and Sewer District has extended its Conservation Alert to all customers outside the city limits of Wilmington. North Carolina’s statewide drought shows no immediate signs of relief. Full story...
»

NC water use drops 30 percent; still short of governor's goal

READ MORE:
Water use in the state's 25 largest systems dropped by nearly 30 percent between August and the end of October. Full story...
»

City to start enforcing water conservation

READ MORE:
videoThe drought conditions affecting our area continue to deepen. To maximize conservation efforts local officials are now actively looking for people who aren't following the water restrictions. Full story...
»

Wilmington water use down

READ MORE:
It looks like Gov. Easley's calls for water conservation may be working in the Port City. Full story...
»

Forecasters don't expect Noel to be a "drought buster"

READ MORE:
Surfers on the North Carolina coast are hoping that Tropical Storm Noel will kick up some waves. Full story...
»

Despite drop in water use, Easley wants to expand conservation

READ MORE:
Gov. Mike Easley says state water use is down by about 31 percent since last spring, but he says residents still need to do more to conserve. Full story...
»