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CFPUA board checks out Sweeney work

The expansion of the Sweeney Water Treatment Plant in Wilmington is almost complete. It's projects like this that have led to recent CFPUA rate increases.

Boil advisory continues as part of Leland waits lab tests

On the hottest day of the day of the year so far, a water problem is leaving some Leland residents out to dry.

UPDATE (4:45 pm): CFPUA can’t find valve needed to make repairs

Cape Fear Public Utility Authority crews are responding to a water system emergency repair that will necessitate an emergency shutdown of a waterline on North Kerr Avenue at the McClelland Drive intersection between Market Street and Infantry Drive.

CFPUA: Water bills going up 13.1%, restaurants say it will hit hard

video CFPUA voted today raise water rates 13.1 percent. "It's a needed 13.1% increase in revenue," said Carey Disney Ricks, CFPUA's Public Information Officer. "The tiered rate structure remains the same, but the thresholds for tiers have changed."

Gov. Perdue looks for ideas from locals on offshore energy

video These days people are always looking for ways to become more energy efficient and when it comes to going green in North Carolina people are not hesitating to voice their opinions on how to do just that.

Carolina Beach plans water interruptions next week

Water service from Scotch Bonnet Lane through the 1800 block of both Carolina Beach Ave. N and Canal Dr., and in the vicinity Florida Ave., Georgia Ave. and Virginia Ave. will experience temporary water outages between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. during the week of Jan. 3 through Jan. 7, 2011.

Pleasure Island awash with flood waters

video Historically, Lake Park Blvd. on Carolina Beach is one of the first roads to become impassable during torrential downpours. This week's rain certainly fits the bill for monumental flooding at the lake at Carolina Beach.

A stinky situation in Brunswick County

videoPeople who live in Brunswick County are wondering what's wrong with their water. There's been a strong odor coming from their faucets and they want to know why.

Flemington residents upset over water bill

videoResidents of one local neighborhood have not paid a water bill in nearly 30-years, and say they should not have to start now.

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