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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Safe Drinking Water

Safe Drinking Water

September 01, 2019

The last time you turned on a tap to brush your teeth, or fill a glass, or add 1/2 cup of water to a recipe, did you happen to wonder about the safety or cleanliness of the water? Almost certainly not. You didn't have to. You could rest assured that your drinking water was free from harm— untainted. This is one of the great privileges of living where we live . . . and when we live. 

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