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Voluntary water advisory issued from area utility companies

SOUTHEASTERN N.C. — A leak has been identified in a raw water transmission main, thus leading area utility...

Finances improve for 4 Cape Fear governments, 3 still in trouble on state watchlist

SOUTHEASTERN N.C. –– Three local governments in Brunswick County and one in Pender County have been removed...

Region’s water supplier exceeded 100% of its capacity in 2019. Post-pandemic, demand could climb again.

Crews install a portion of the 54-inch parallel pipeline under construction that will increase LCFWASA’s delivery capacity. (Port City Daily photo/Courtesy...

While working to avoid a potential water crisis, local governments weigh state’s interests versus its resources

Lock and Dam No. 1 in Riegelwood pictured in 1915 during its first year in operation. The Cape Fear River's three...

Crucial Cape Fear drinking water infrastructure is at risk. Government agencies aren’t coordinating

The Cape Fear River as seen just a few hundred feet downstream from Lock and Dam No. 1 in Riegelwood. The...
One of two water tanks supplying the Hampstead area that ran dry over Memorial Day Weekend, when the county's water capacity reached 97 percent. (Port City Daily photo/Mark Darrough)

Report: Pender has “inadequate capacity to convey water” to coastal area, over $122 million needed

One of two water tanks supplying the Hampstead area that ran dry over Memorial Day Weekend, when the county's water capacity...

Former Wilmington mayor, regional water supply director receives Governor’s award

Representative Deb Butler (left) presented LCFWASA Executive Director Don Betz with the Order of the Long Leaf Pine at his last...
The Pender County Water Plant is set to triple its capacity, if approved for NC DEQ funding, and may be ready by early 2021. (Port City Daily photo/Courtesy Pender County)

Pender’s water rate is considerably higher than other regional suppliers, here’s why

PENDER COUNTY --- Residents receiving water from Pender County pay a water rate that is at least 60% higher than other regional suppliers ---...

Update: Chemours, Kuraray release statements, CFPUA resumes drawing water but still monitoring

Update 3:30 p.m. --- CFPUA has resumed drawing water from the Cape Fear River. The utility will continue "regular water-quality monitoring," according to a...

This Fourth, when water demands could peak, is just another day at Kings Bluff

Jack Hogan, superintendent of Kings Bluff Pump Station, is the station's lone full-time employee, and responsible for managing a water system...