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State wants feedback on Chemours’ proposed corrective action plan

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) wants your feedback from now through early February on a proposed groundwater corrective action plan to address chemicals found in our waters.

CFPUA completes $15.5M water and sewer expansion project

Local leaders Tuesday celebrated the culmination of a years-long project to extend Cape Fear Public Utility Authority services to a key industrial corridor in New Hanover County.

Coast Guard establishes temporary safety zone on section of Cape Fear River

The Coast Guard has established a temporary safety zone on a section of the Cape Fear River after a boat became submerged, blocking the channel, Thursday.

Duke Energy upgrades transmission tower over Cape Fear River

Duke Energy is upgrading its transmission towers in the Cape Fear River and Friday they began the final leg of the project.

Thousands of gallons of untreated wastewater discharged into Cape Fear River

Aqua North Carolina reports 7,500 gallons of untreated wastewater has been discharged into an unnamed tributary of the Cape Fear River in New Hanover County.

CFPUA: Growing water needs leads to additional raw water line

Work on a joint project with Brunswick County and Lower Cape Fear Water and Sewer Authority (LCFWASA) to meet the region’s growing water needs is scheduled to start in November, according to Cape Fear Public Utility Authority.
The sign at the Chemours facility near Fayetteville (Photo: Jenna Kurzyna/WWAY)

Report: PFAS levels in river nearly 1,000 times than ‘health goal’ before 2017

A recent report shows the total concentration of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) in the Cape Fear River was nearly 1,000 times more than the state’s recommended “health goal” level for GenX before 2017.

Utilities operations back to normal after spill, Kuraray releases statement

Brunswick County is alerting residents and water costumers of a spill from the Chemours Fayetteville Works industrial site.

Battleship gets $400,000 grant to address flooding problem

The Clean Water Management Trust Fund has awarded Battleship North Carolina a grant of up to $400,000 to address flooding using nature-based infrastructure.

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