The Wilmington Attraction: Cape Fear River and the Beaver

Apr 01

The Wilmington Attraction: Cape Fear River and the Beaver

The city of Wilmington is home to the scenic Cape Fear River, unfurling throughout the coastal and piedmont regions of North Carolina. It also shares its home with another: the beaver. Homeowners across the Cape Fear region have found more dams blocking culverts and backing up water in recent months than in years past. Contributed to the enormous amount of rain, the...

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Briar Creek Water Quality Enhancement

Nov 12

Briar Creek Water Quality Enhancement

The city of Briar Creek is actively measuring the consequences of rainfall in the densely-developed area which is likely to fall on pavement or rooftops. All of that storm water runoff increases pollution and the risk of flash flooding. The city is looking at alternative measures for reducing pollutants as well as substitutions to common chemicals that discharge into...

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Sewer and Water 101

Jun 30

Sewer and Water 101

Summer is indeed here in all its glory.  We know that means rainfall is here, too.  In fact, in many parts of the country we have had record setting storms.  Precipitation can heavily contribute to an overloaded sewer system.  As a nation, we have over 700 communities that utilize combined sewer systems.  There are some Cities that have separate sewer systems...

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