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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March 30, 2020

The Lower Cape Fear Water and Sewer Authority (“the Authority”) was incorporated in 1970 and is a regional non-profit public agency comprised of six member governments; Bladen County, Brunswick County, Columbus County, New Hanover County, Pender County and the City of Wilmington. The Authority is authorized to construct and operate water and sewer systems located within its service area. The Authority currently owns and operates through a contract with a third party the Kings Bluff Raw Water Pump Station and associated 34 mile transmission system that provides raw water for treatment to water treatment plants in Brunswick, New Hanover and Pender Counties. The Authority also owns a 6 mgd...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

March 25, 2020

The health and safety of our customers and employees is our top priority.  Below are some resources where you can find factual information on Coronavirus causes and prevention measures. 

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