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CFPUA stops sewer overflow caused by blockage

At the time of the spill there was stormwater in the storm drain, but crews were able to recover approximately 1,000 gallons from the storm drain during cleanup operations.

CFPUA to enroll delinquents customers in automatic payment plans

The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority made some changes to policies for delinquent residential accounts but is not resuming disconnections yet.

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.

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Man dies in single vehicle accident on Highway 17

The accident occurred on Saturday, Apr. 10, around 1 p.m. roughly two miles south of Bolivia.

Sixth person shot in York County mass shooting dies at hospital

His family reported Friday that Shook was out of surgery and stable, but wasn’t out of the woods quite yet. Hours later, the coroner’s office released the news that Shook has lost his battle.

The Salvation Army holds spring fundraiser during the Azalea Festival

This is the second year the Salvation Army of the Cape Fear Women's Auxiliary is not holding its annual "Spring Fling", traditionally held during the Azalea Festival, and like last year, it's been canceled because of the pandemic.

NHRMC and Novant Health partner with Cape Fear Habitat to build their 11th home

Novant health and New Hanover Regional Medical Center partnering with Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity to sponsor a home for a local mother of two .