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One day after the Environmental Protection Agency held a summit to discuss Chemours and the toxicity of GenX and other contaminants in our drinking water, the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority held a meeting of their own.
14 months of uncertainty, more than 600 wells tested, most of which were contaminated, a river polluted and thousands of people impacted. The US Environmental Protection Agency researching claims that Chemours is the reason behind it all.
All the rain and the saturated ground has caused lots of sanitary sewer spills in Wilmington.
Cape Fear Public Utility Authority crews responded to several sanitary sewer overflows along Burnt Mill Creek in Wilmington on Sunday.
For ten years, CFPUA has used this company to supply them with filters. They say the consistency of the filters and few to no rival products led them to return to the corporation as a supplier.
CFPUA crews are making an emergency water main repair on South 16th Street that could impact traffic and neighbors into the evening.
CFPUA is warning about a possible scam in the King's Grant area after receiving reports of people going door to door claiming to be employees of the water utility.
Nearly a year after the story about GenX broke, some fears have been calmed, while others still remain.
Work on a collapsed sewer line in Wilmington is expected to last throughout the weekend.