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

April 16, 2019

City of Wilmington

In a regular meeting on April 16, 2019, the Council of the City of Wilmington reappointed Mayor Bill Saffo as a member of the Lower Cape Fear Water & Sewer Authority Board of Directors for a term to expire May 13, 2022.  Additionally at this meeting, Councilmember Charlie Rivenbark was reappointed to continue his service as a member on the Authority's Board.   

 

New Hanover County

The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners, at its meeting on January 7, 2019, appointed Mr. Rob Zapple to serve on the Authority's Board of Directors.  Click on the letter shown below for a full screen view of the appointment letter.

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'Tis the season

'Tis the season

December 01, 2019

'Tis the season of holidays— days for family, days for good cheer. Days for remembering, celebrating, gift-giving, and merry-making.

The holidays are rife with traditions, many of them decades— even centuries— old. Traditions are a link to the past.  Tradition means “handed down from one generation to the next.” Traditions remind us that we are not isolated individuals, we do not live in a vacuum; we are part of history, part of culture, part of a family.  The holidays themselves are a way of remembering the past, commemorating important events —days set apart for a special purpose. 

Our holidays, and our holiday traditions, are dear to us. But where do our holidays and traditions come from? 

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