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.
To provide and assist in providing water and related services that enhances the quality of life in the region.
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August 02, 2016
City of Wilmington
On June 21, 2016 the Council of the City of Wilmington in its regular meeting reappointed Mayor Bill Saffo and appointed Councilman Charlie Rivenbark to serve on the Authority's Board of Directors for a three year term expiring May 13, 2019. Click on their letters show below for a full screen view of their appointment letters.
New Hanover County
On January 4, 2016, the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners reappointed Commissioner Skip Watkins to serve on the Lower Cape Fear Water & Sewer Authority. Click on the letter shown below for a full screen view of the appointment letter.
August 01, 2016
We North Americans have unparalleled access to clean water. Clean water is such a given that we have the luxury of judging water based solely on its taste. We can simply assume that our tap water, across this entire continent, is clean and safe to drink. It’s astounding, really. The idea of not being able to find any clean water to drink is almost incomprehensible to us. This is not the case, however, in many other parts of the world. In fact, 795 million people —one in nine people across the globe— live without access to clean, drinkable water.
As we continue our look at Clean Water, having looked at the history of and process of water treatment and purification in Part 1 and Part 2, this month we will begin to look at some exciting innovations in providing clean water to people who need it.
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