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Tuesday, January 19, 2021
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CPFUA reminds customers to protect pipes from freezing

To help prevent pipes from bursting, CPFUA says that customers should drain water from outdoor plumbing and wrap pipes, or allow a trickle of water to run through the system. In addition, they should also temporarily turn off and drain irrigation systems.

CFPUA postpones start of pilot program that restricts water flow to certain customers

The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority has postponed a new program that was set to begin in January. 

Cape Fear Memorial Bridge off-ramp closed

Northbound traffic on South Front Street is not expected to be impacted. Traffic coming into Wilmington via the bridge will be detoured onto South Third Street.

CFPUA to test new program that keeps some water access for unpaid accounts

The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority will soon have a new program for customers who may find themselves falling behind on payments. Instead of completely cutting off water services, CFPUA would install a device that provides a restricted flow of water for delinquent accounts.

Flechtner plans to retire from CFPUA in June 2021

Cape Fear Public Utility Authority Executive Director Jim Flechtner has decided to retire from CFPUA near the end of June 2021.

Construction of Water St. continues in Downtown Wilmington

Construction of Water St. in Downtown Wilmington is ongoing.

CFPUA customer service offline this weekend, Monday

Cape Fear Public Utility Authority’s customer service and payment software will be temporarily offline starting at 5 p.m. Friday to allow staff to transition to our new billing system.

Nearly 44K gallons of untreated wastewater discharged in Barnards Creek

Cape Fear Public Utility Authority staff estimate nearly 44,000 gallons of untreated wastewater was discharged into Barnards Creek, a tributary of the Cape Fear River, Monday afternoon.

CFPUA plans online, phone payment system outage for software update

CFPUA customers will be temporarily unable to make bill payments online and through the Interactive Voice Response (IVR) system while technicians complete software upgrades.

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Two NC lawmakers who contract COVID were on same hunting trip

Senate Rules Committee Chairman Bill Rabon of Brunswick County has tested positive for COVID-19, according to his office.

Portion of Wrightsville Ave. closed for emergency sewer repair

A portion of Wrightsville Avenue closed to traffic on Tuesday so crews could make an emergency sewer repair.

Surf City to vote on paid parking again

The Town of Surf City is considering paid parking, again. 

Car chase ends after driver collides with Bladen County sheriff’s deputy

The Bladen County Sheriff’s Office Vice and Narcotics Unit and the Community Impact Team (CIT) were in the Bladenboro area on Friday in response to community complaints of narcotics activity.