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Cape Fear River gets routine dredging

video Just like the roads in our area, the Cape Fear River needs some regular work to keep traffic flowing. That's what's going on now near downtown. Despite the need for the regular dredging, some people oppose the work.

FIRST ON 3: Crews can’t find source oil leak on Wilmington riverfront

Crews investigated an oil leak this morning along the Wilmington riverfront. The Coast Guard and Wilmington Fire Department were called out around 8 a.m. after someone walking along the Riverwalk spotted the oil in the Cape Fear River.

Diligence closed to tours during maintenance

The Coast Guard Cutter Diligence is a draw along downtown Wilmington's Riverwalk, but for the next several months it will not be open to visitors.

Crews continue to search for missing diver near Southport

videoRescue crews are still looking for a missing diver that was last seen in the Cape Fear River near Southport. Rescuers say he was an experienced diver and was very familiar with the area. According to the U.S. Coast Guard, Danny Stump went missing Saturday afternoon. Witnesses say he was last seen diving a few yards offshore looking for ancient artifacts.

Reopening of the Cape Fear River

The United States Coast Guard has modified Port Condition Zulu for the Cape Fear River. This modification now indicates all navigable waters within the Port of Wilmington are now open to vessel traffic with the exception of the Cape Fear River Entrance Channel.

Hot weather, drought conditions contribute to algal blooms in Cape Fear River

The hot and dry weather that has dominated the area over the last several weeks is contributing to extensive algal blooms in the Cape Fear River and the Northeast Cape Fear River, according to officials with the NC Division of Water Quality.

Port, river issues focus of joint federal effort in Wilmington

Daily operations along the Cape Fear River will be more efficient thanks to a new joint effort in Wilmington.

Coast Guard advises of dredging operations on Cape Fear River

The Coast Guard is advising mariners that dredging operations will be conducted on the Cape Fear River from February 18 to April 30.

CFPUA: 23,000 gallons of treated sewage spills Monday

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.

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