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Swimming alert issued for portion of Bald Head Island

A swimming alert has been issued at a sound-side site in Brunswick County that showed levels of bacteria higher than the state’s and Environmental Protection Agency’s recreational water quality standards.

State’s DEQ secretary discusses water quality issues in the Port City

Water quality has been a hot button topic in the Cape Fear, lately. One leading voice behind the state's Department of Environmental Quality was in Wilmington Tuesday. 

Carolina Beach leaders vote on water quality study, speed limit changes

The Town of Carolina Beach is taking steps to improve water quality and storm water runoff.

Researchers release year-long findings on White Lake’s water quality

Hundreds of fish began washing up dead in the Town of White Lake last May. Almost a year later, we now have a better idea of what may have caused it and the current status of the lake.

EPA outlines plan for dealing with toxic chemicals in water

Under pressure from Congress, the Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday that it would move toward setting safety limits for a class of highly toxic chemicals contaminating drinking water in several states.

Conference sheds light on timeline of GenX, still more to be done

Working together to protect the Cape Fear River, that is the theme of this year's Cape Fear River Assembly's Educational Conference.

Input wanted on changes to rules that protect water quality

A public hearing is planned for New Hanover County to discuss proposed changes to two sets of rules that protect water quality.

Water quality swimming alert issued for part of Holden Beach

Initial testing at an ocean site in Brunswick County showed levels of bacteria exceeding the state’s and Environmental Protection Agency’s recreational water quality swimming standards.

UPDATE: Swimming alert lifted for Carolina Beach

Sampling was taken at the public beach access at Hamlet Avenue again and showed that bacteria levels have dropped below the state and Environmental Protection Agency’s standards set for swimming and water play.

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Carolina Beach boardwalk amusement rides have officially opened to the public

The amusement rides on the Carolina Beach boardwalk are officially up and running for the summer season.

Debris left behind from devastating fire at Paradise Cove Condominiums is being torn down

More than 2 months have passed and today the debris left behind is finally being torn down.

UNCW program hopes to connect Wilmington residents with international students

UNCW is looking to connect its international students with local residents, in an effort to add more comfort to the college experience.

World’s largest swim lesson helps keep kids afloat

As we dive into summer, are area children ready for fun in the sun? With the help of the Nir Family YMCA, they will be. The YMCA partnered with Waves of Wilmington swim team to offer kids across New Hanover County free swim lessons.