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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.

CFPUA denied $47M state grant to help pay for treatment plant upgrades

Money to upgrade a water treatment plant in New Hanover County to filter out GenX and other PFAS compounds will not come from a state grant as hoped.

CFPUA plan to filter GenX raises financial concerns for customers

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.

One year after GenX revelation, some fears still remain

Nearly a year after the story about GenX broke, some fears have been calmed, while others still remain.

Water quality experts will discuss GenX first anniversary

Water quality experts will mark the first anniversary of the revelation of GenX with a panel discussion to talk about where we are now.

CFPUA looks at adding $46M filtration system on your dime, at first

GenX and Fluoride are both major concerns when it comes to water in the area.

Water exec: Uncertain mix of chemicals from consumer taps

A public water utility that studied what it was serving its 200,000 North Carolina customers is finding a soup of unregulated industrial chemicals with uncertain health effects/

CFPUA forms new department to focus on emerging contaminants

In light of the discovery of contaminants like GenX in the Cape Fear River, CFPUA is forming a new public and environmental policy department.

CFPUA addresses water overage concerns with new meters

CFPUA addressed some customer concerns about high water bills at Monday's New Hanover County Commission meeting.

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