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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.

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

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. 

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A Book that Cleans Water?

A Book that Cleans Water?

Recently we’ve looked at the issue of Clean Water, first delving into the fascinating history of and process of water treatment and purification in Part 1 and Part 2 of this series. Next we turned our attention to the world stage, where 1 in 9 people (some sources estimate that it’s closer to a third of the world’s population) do not have access to clean, safe drinking water. Close to a billion people worldwide. Last month we looked at an exciting new tool for bringing clean water to a part of the world where it is not readily available. Lima, Peru’s billboard that creates clean drinking water from humid air is an amazing innovation. And it’s not the only one. There are a number of exciting new inventions that can help people around the world have access to safe, healthy drinking water. 

Would you believe there’s a book that delivers clean water? A straw? A bicycle?  Read on . . .

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