Mandatory water restrictions have been issued to Cape Fear Public Utility Authority customers as the result of a water line break.
According to CFPUA, the break is resulting in the loss of 12.5 million gallons of the overall water supply for Brunswick County, CFPUA and Pender County.
“We must come together as a community to make sure we all continue to have a water supply that provides the essential services we count on every day,” said Jim Flechtner, CFPUA Executive Director.
CFPUA will begin working with local law enforcement to make sure customers are complying with the restrictions.
The mandatory restrictions cover the following uses and are subject to a fine schedule:
Indoor restrictions are as follows:
The fine schedule is as follows:
Water quality is not an issue at this time and is still okay for consumption.
Water quality is NOT an issue at this time; the quality of CFPUA’s drinking water has not been affected. The break involved a major raw water line, not a line supplying treated drinking water to customers. However, if the level of water in the system drops to a less than manageable level, then a precautionary boil water advisory (PBWA) may be issued for the portion of our system served by the Sweeney Water Treatment Plant.
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