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Moderate drought puts strain on sunflower farms

BURGAW, NC (WWAY) -- A picturesque place in Pender County is working hard to stay beautiful despite some trying conditions. Sunflowers require very little maintenance in...

Stage 1 Water Conservation Alert remains in Brunswick Co. despite improvements

A Stage 1 Water Conservation Alert remains in effect for water customers in Brunswick County even as conditions improve.

Southeastern NC under ‘moderate drought’ as rain chances improve

The U.S. Drought Monitor says a portion of North Carolina is under "moderate drought," but relief could be on the way.

Lack of rain puts strain on Leland blueberry farm

They've never really needed to own sprinklers -- until now -- but they'll be making some changes.

All CFPUA customers under water restrictions starting Saturday

Cape Fear Public Utility Authority expanded its Stage 1 Water Conservation Advisory to now include all CFPUA customers, effective Saturday and continuing until further notice.

Most of southeastern NC now in moderate drought

As record-high temperatures and dry conditions continue across the region, southeastern North Carolina is now in a moderate drought.

Brunswick County declares conservation alert

Brunswick County has declared a Stage 1 Water Conservation Alert to ensure adequate water is available for essential needs. The alert comes after days of high temperatures and little rain.

CFPUA asks customers to voluntarily conserve water

Cape Fear Public Utility Authority is encouraging its customers to use water wisely as the persistent high temperatures and lack of rain increase demands on the community’s drinking water systems.

Pender County: No drought surcharge as water shortage emergency continues

Pender County leaders say the county will not charge water customers in a drought surcharge during the water shortage emergency in the eastern part of the county.

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