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Posted on: June 28, 2017

CFPUA Board Approves Fiscal Year 2018 Budget

During a special meeting on June 23, the Board of the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority (CFPUA) voted to uphold its approval of CFPUA’s budget for Fiscal Year 2018. The Board originally approved the budget during its June 14 meeting. Some membe...

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Posted on: June 28, 2017

CFPUA Chairman's Morning Update: June 28, 2017

Mike Brown, CFPUA Board chairman, will provide two daily updates—one morning and one afternoon—with information on activity surrounding GenX. Updates will be provided each weekday. Below please find Chairman Mike Brown’s morn...

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Posted on: June 28, 2017

CFPUA Environmental Counsel Sends Letter to Chemours

I am environmental counsel for the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority (“CFPUA”), and I write on its behalf with regards to the historical discharge of GenX into the Cape Fear River by The Chemours Company FC, LLC (“Chemours”) and E.I. DuPont de Nemours &a...

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Posted on: June 28, 2017

CFPUA FAQs about GenX

Who is responsible for establishing drinking water standards?

The Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) charges the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to regulate contaminants. That guidance is then passed to state-level agencies (e.g., N.C. Department of...

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Posted on: June 27, 2017

CFPUA Chairman’s Afternoon Update: June 27, 2017

Mike Brown, CFPUA Board chairman, will provide two daily updates—one morning and one afternoon—with information on activity surrounding GenX. Updates will be provided each weekday. Below please find Chairman Mike Brown’s afte...

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Posted on: June 27, 2017

CFPUA Chairman’s Morning Update: June 27, 2017

Mike Brown, CFPUA Board chairman, will provide two daily updates—one morning and one afternoon—with information on activity surrounding GenX. Updates will be provided each weekday. Below please find Chairman Mike Brown’s afte...

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Posted on: June 26, 2017

CFPUA Chairman’s Afternoon Update: June 26, 2017

Mike Brown, CFPUA Board chairman, will provide two daily updates—one morning and one afternoon—with information on activity surrounding GenX. Updates will be provided each weekday. Below please find Chairman Mike Brown’s afte...

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Posted on: June 26, 2017

CFPUA Chairman’s Morning Update: June 26, 2017

Mike Brown, CFPUA Board chairman, will provide two daily updates—one morning and one afternoon—with information on activity surrounding GenX. Updates will be provided each weekday. Below please find Chairman Mike Brown’s morn...

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Posted on: June 23, 2017

CFPUA Chairman's Afternoon Update: June 23, 2017

Mike Brown, CFPUA Board chairman, will provide two daily updates—one morning and one afternoon—with information on activity surrounding GenX. Updates will be provided each weekday. 

1.   CFPUA environmental co...

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Posted on: June 23, 2017

CFPUA Chairman’s Morning Update: June 23, 2017

Mike Brown, CFPUA Board chairman, will provide two daily updates—one morning and one afternoon—with information on activity surrounding GenX. Updates will be provided each weekday. Below please find Chairman Mike Brown’s morn...

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Posted on: June 22, 2017

CFPUA Chairman's Afternoon Update: June 22, 2017

Mike Brown, CFPUA Board chairman, will provide two daily updates—one morning and one afternoon—with information on activity surrounding GenX. Updates will be provided each weekday. Below please find Chairman Mike Brown’s afte...

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Posted on: June 22, 2017

CFPUA Chairman's Morning Update: June 22, 2017

Mike Brown, CFPUA Board chairman, will provide two daily updates—one morning and one afternoon—with information on activity surrounding GenX. Updates will be provided each weekday. Below please find Chairman Mike Brown’s morn...

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Posted on: June 22, 2017

CFPUA Creates Tool for Customers to Find Their Home's Water Source

Below is a link to an on-line tool created by Cape Fear Public Utility Authority. To find your address, simply enter it into the search box in the upper-left corner and the results will appear momentarily. 

If the address is shown in green, the ho...

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Home Water Source Finder Tool
Posted on: June 22, 2017

CFPUA Independent Review Presentation

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

CFPUA Chairman's Afternoon Update: June 21, 2017

CFPUA Chairman’s Afternoon Update: June 21, 2017

Mike Brown, CFPUA Board chairman, will provide two daily updates—one morning and one afternoon—with information on activity surrounding GenX. Updates will be provided each weekd...

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

CFPUA Chairman’s Morning Update: June 21, 2017

Mike Brown, CFPUA Board chairman, will provide two daily updates—one morning and one afternoon—with information on activity surrounding GenX. Updates will be provided each weekday. Below please find Chairman Mike Brown’s morn...

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

CFPUA Requests that DEQ Prohibit Discharge of GenX Pollutants in Chemours NPDES Permit

By email to: michael.regan@nedenr.gov 

By FedEx to:

Secretary Michael S. Regan

Department of Environmental Quality

217 West Jones Street

Raleigh, North Carolina 27603

Re:   GenX in the Cape Fear River

Addendum to First Set of Requests ...

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Posted on: June 20, 2017

CFPUA Chairman's Afternoon Update: June 20, 2017

CFPUA Chairman’s Afternoon Update: June 20, 2017

Mike Brown, CFPUA Board chairman, will provide two daily updates—one morning and one afternoon—with information on activity surrounding GenX. Updates will be provided each weekday. Below please find Chairman...

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Posted on: June 19, 2017

CFPUA Board Calls on Surrounding Utilities to Request Action from Chemours, DEQ and EPA

June 19, 2017

Mr. Frank Williams, Brunswick County Commissioner Chairman

Mr. Bill Blair, Wrightsville Beach Mayor

Mr. George Brown, Pender County Commissioner Chairman

Mr. Norwood Blanchard, Lower Cape Fear Water & Sewer Authority

Dear Sirs:

As you are prob...

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Posted on: June 16, 2017

CFPUA Board Takes Action on GenX, Calls on Chemours to Remove Compound Entirely

WILMINGTON, NC June 16, 2017

This morning, the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority (CFPUA) Board of Directors held a meeting to discuss next steps and take action on the presence of GenX in the Cape Fear River.

During the meeting, the Board unanimou...

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

DEQ, DHHS Investigating Reports of Unregulated Chemical in Cape Fear River

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Posted on: June 12, 2017

NC Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) response to CFPUA regarding GenX

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (NC DEQ) responded to a request from CFPUA for guidance regarding GenX:

Dear Mr. Flechtner,

Thank you for your June 7 letter regarding the presence of poly-flouroalkyl substances present in the Lower Ca...

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Read Full NCDEQ letter
Posted on: June 10, 2017

Update on CFPUA Water Quality and Emerging Compounds

Update on CFPUA Water Quality and Emerging Compounds

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: Lindsey Hallock

910-332-6625

Lindsey.Hallock@cfpua.org

 

As part of the local community, CFPUA takes its responsibility of providing clean and reliable drinki...

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Posted on: June 8, 2017

FAQ Regarding Emerging Compounds and GenX

Is our drinking water safe? 

We take water quality very seriously, and with our advanced treatment processes we continue to meet all state and federal drinking water standards for safety. Since the State of North Carolina and EPA establish the dri...

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Posted on: June 7, 2017

CFPUA Response to Star News Article on GenX Component in Water Systems South of Fayetteville

CFPUA is aware of the N.C. State study concerning unregulated contaminants in the Cape Fear River.  We take our responsibility to provide clean drinking water very seriously, and we reasonably expect private dischargers to behave responsibly and ...

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Star News on GenX in Water south of Fayett
Posted on: May 8, 2017

CFPUA Issues 2016 Water Quality Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CFPUA Issues 2016 Water Quality Report

Drinking water throughout our 1,000-plus mile system once again meets or exceeds state and federal standards

CONTACT: Lindsey Hallock, Executive Administrator

 (910) 332-6625

WILMINGTON, NC ...

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Read 2016 Water Quality Report
Posted on: March 29, 2017

CFPUA's 2017 Water Main Flushing Program Continues

Important water quality-related work also helps maintain more than 1,100 miles of mains; 

Information on locations to be regularly updated at CFPUA.org, via Twitter handle @CFPUA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: 

(910) 332-6625

Communi...

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

CFPUA’s FREE Water Station Available for Wide Variety of Community Events

Provides high quality drinking water to almost any event in CFPUA’s service area;

Fairs, festivals, road races, and dog walks are all eligible (just to name a few…)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: 

(910) 332-6625

Communications@cfp...

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

Information on CFPUA's Water Meter Replacement Program

17,000+ meters to be replaced over the next year;

Upgrade in technology will increase accuracy, efficiency  

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                    ...

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