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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.

Conservation Tips

There are a number of easy ways to save water, and they all start with you. When you save water, you save money on your utility bills. Here are just a few ways... Learn more...

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Appointments to Lower Cape Fear Water & Sewer Authority's Board of Directors

Brunswick County

At its December 5, 2016 board meeting the Brunswick County Board of Commissioners appointed Commisisoner Frank Williams to server on the Authority's Board of Directors. 

 

Pender County

On December 5, 2016 the Pender County Board of Commissioners appointed Commissioner Jackie Newton to serve on the Authority's Board of Directors.  Click on the letter shown below for a full screen view of Commissioner Newton's appointment letter.

 

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...

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Technological Breakthroughs from 2016:  Can Virtual Reality Help Paraplegics Regain Mobility?

Technological Breakthroughs from 2016: Can Virtual Reality Help Paraplegics Regain Mobility?

Last month we reported on many positive stories from 2016 —good news that you might not have heard:  Desalination plants bringing water to the desert, the elimination of measles in all of the Americas, infant mortality rates decreasing in Russia and life expectancy increasing in Africa. Great strides were made in the areas of world health, conservation, and, not surprisingly, technology. This is certainly an era of astonishing technological advancement; the science fiction of yesteryear is the reality of this year. From smartphones to smart watches to smart homes, technology is changing the way we live. And sometimes in amazing ways .  .  .

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