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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Water Wisely

Water Wisely

June 01, 2018

It is just as important to conserve water OUTSIDE your home as it is INSIDE your home.  Lush green lawns, bright colorful flower gardens, bountiful vegetable harvests —these add beauty and enjoyment to your home. But grass and flowers and vegetables require water, and they can sometimes consume massive amounts of this precious natural resource. So how can you water wisely? How can you conserve water in your yard?

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