Water is Our Business

At Lower Cape Fear Water & Sewer Authority we have the capabilities to provide wholesale, regional raw water from the Cape Fear River at the Kings Bluff Raw Water Pump Station behind Lock and Dam #1 within our five-county service area comprised of Bladen, Brunswick, Columbus, New Hanover and Pender Counties.  Additionally, the Authority has the capability to supply a treated water supply from the Cape Fear River at the Bladen Bluffs Regional Surface Water System near Tar Heel, North Carolina.  The Lower Cape Fear Water & Sewer Authority is a self-supporting agency which depends on customer rates and fees to support its operations. Our purpose is to provide a reliable and dependable surface water supply as cost-effective as possible through economy of scale while operating on sound fiscal and utility principles.

Mission Statement

To provide and assist in providing water and related services that enhances the quality of life in the region.

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Successful DRA Energy Curtailment

February 19, 2018

In January, the Authority successfully participated in four Duke Energy curtailment events operating solely on generator power for a monthly total of 21 hours and 10 minutes.

The Authority’s Kings Bluff Raw Water Pump Station participates in Duke Energy’s Demand Response Automation (DRA) curtailment events.  The DRA Program provides participants' with energy cost savings incentives to curtail energy use during priods of peak demand.  During these events, the Authority reduces its electric energy use by switching to alternative power by use of its emergency backup generators.  In each calendar year there is a maximum of 10 total curtailments with a minimum of 3 summr curtailments events....

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Are you drinking enough Water this Winter?

Are you drinking enough Water this Winter?

February 01, 2018

Chapped lips? Dry skin? Headaches? Nosebleeds? Dry cough? Fatigue?

These are all signs that you might not be getting enough water this winter. In the summer, when you’re hot and sweaty, your body keeps reminding you that you’re thirsty and NEED water. But in the winter, when you’re cold and shivering, it’s all-too-easy to neglect hydration. Your body doesn’t feel as thirsty, and it’s much harder to recognize that you haven’t been drinking much water. That’s why you have to consciously remember to drink enough water in the winter, when the air is dry and the heater is working overtime. 

 

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