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NCDHHS doubles wastewater monitoring sites to track COVID-19 spread

The additional sites were selected to include wastewater monitoring sites in all parts of the state.

Florida works to avoid ‘catastrophic’ pond collapse

Authorities say 316 homes have been evacuated.

Leak at wastewater pond prompts evacuations in Florida

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection said a breakout was detected Friday in one of the walls of a 77-acre pond, holding millions of water containing phosphorus and nitrogen from an old phosphate plant.

Virus detected in wastewater at North Carolina college

Students at a North Carolina college are having to stay inside their dorm after the virus that causes COVID-19 was detected in the dorm's wastewater.

Community speaks out against power plant wastewater dumping

Dozens of community members came out to a public hearing in Brunswick County tonight over a power plant in Southport dumping wastewater and potential pollutants into the ocean.

Florence causes 300k gallon wastewater spill in Southport

For nearly a week, wastewater spilled into Cottage Creek in Southport.

1,000 gallons of wastewater leaked into marsh

The spokesperson for Brunswick County says there has been a discharge of 1,000 gallons of untreated wastewater into a salt marsh.

Feds override NC on draining coal ash dumps

Federal environmental officials spurred North Carolina regulators to reverse course on a policy allowing Duke Energy to drain massive amounts of polluted wastewater from its coal ash dumps directly into the state's rivers and lakes.

3.5m gallons of sewage in Haw River in Burlington

Officials say 3.5 million gallons of wastewater has spilled into the Haw River after a break in a line at a treatment plant in Burlington.

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Gov. Cooper: NC vaccination numbers still too low

Governor Roy Cooper and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Mandy Cohen gave an update on COVID-19 Tuesday afternoon.

Willie Garson, ‘Sex and the City’ actor, dead at 57

In the wake of his passing, Garson's many friends and former colleagues expressed their love for the actor.

Opening of applications for CFPUA COVID Relief Program

To qualify for the program, customers’ household income must be at or below 80 percent of the Area Household Income for New Hanover County.

House OKs debt and funding plan, inviting clash with GOP

The bill now goes to the Senate, where it is likely to falter because of overwhelming GOP opposition.