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CFPUA files motion to intervene in NC’s complaint against Chemours

On Wednesday, Cape Fear Public Utility Authority filed a motion in Bladen County Superior Court to be granted "equal standing with the State and Cape Fear River Watch (CFRW) in negotiations about measures Chemours must take to address the company’s PFAS releases, including contamination in the drinking water of CFPUA’s customers."

Higher demand for water puts strain on utility authority

The issue is not a matter of low supply, but instead, high demand.

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 approves contracts to filter GenX and other compounds

The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority Board approved two contracts to begin filtering PFAS at the Sweeney Water Treatment Plant. 

Fire crews battle blaze near Isabel Holmes Bridge

Wilmington Fire and New Hanover Fire departments are on the scene of a fire near the Isabel Holmes Bridge in Wilmington.

CFPUA to expand pilot test program to remove GenX, other chemicals

Cape Fear Public Utility Authority says it will expand their pilot test program at the Sweeney Water Treatment Plant.

CFPUA releases preliminary data from Sweeney pilot test

Preliminary data shows that, after one month, small traces of GenX could be detected beyond the Granular Activated Carbon filtration unit. GenX has not yet been detected in water samples treated by the Ion Exchange units.

Sweeney Water Treatment Plant opens its doors to the public

It was a chance to see what goes into treating our drinking water.

CFPUA representatives to speak to House committee Thursday

Mike Brown, Chairman of the Board, and Frank Styers, Chief Operating Officer, will give a presentation to the House Select Committee on North Carolina River Quality in Raleigh.

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President Donald Trump delivers remarks at Robeson County Fairgrounds

This comes shortly after Trump declared his support for a bill that would federally recognize the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina.

Health department issues order banning church’s in-person events after COVID-19 outbreak

Mecklenburg County leaders have issued an order barring the church from holding in-person gatherings for the next two weeks.

Jerry Jeff Walker, Texas singer and songwriter, dies at 78

Walker died Friday of cancer after battling throat cancer and other health issues for several years.

Woman arrested for deadly shooting

Wallace Police arrested and charged Marshje Swinson, 26, with First Degree Murder in the shooting death of Lonnel Henderson, 26.