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Our 2019 Storm Preparation Guide is now available online on our Storm Central page.  Look for copies in this Sunday’s Fayetteville Observer.

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Fayetteville will host lineworkers from cities throughout the state as the North Carolina Association of Municipal Electric Systems (NCAMES)  Lineworker Rodeo is held on Thursday, May 16 at the Military Business Park in Fayetteville. Over 100 electric system lineworkers from across the state, including PWC lineworkers, will compete and showcase their skills in building electric […]

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PWC has earned a Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3)® Diamond designation from the American Public Power Association for providing reliable and safe electric service. PWC joins more than 270 public power utilities nationwide that hold the RP3 designation. PWC earned the award’s highest designation- Diamond Level- for the 5th time in the award’s history and […]

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Fayetteville PWC has received national recognition for achieving exceptional electric reliability in 2018. The recognition comes from the American Public Power Association (www.PublicPower.org), a trade group that represents more than 2,000 not-for-profit, community-owned electric utilities.  The Association helps members track power outage and restoration data through its subscription-based eReliability Tracker service and then compares the […]

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PWC has been recognized by the United Way of North Carolina  as 2018 recipients of the  Spirit of North Carolina Award  and the Excellence in Community Spirit Award. PWC was one of 33 companies that received the  Spirit of North Carolina Award and one of just five recipients that received the  Excellence in Community Spirit […]

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“Public Works” is the biggest art show of the year! Join Fayetteville PWC on Friday, May 24 from 7pm-9pm at the Arts Council on Hay Street. This is an opportunity for all artists to have their work exhibited from May 24 through June 22 at the Arts Council: Call For Artists. Vote for your favorite […]

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During the first full week of May, PWC reminds the community to “Let’s Use Our Water Wisely” as it observes National Drinking Water Week, an educational campaign to help people understand what it takes to ensure safe drinking water. Citizens can help ensure an adequate supply of water, now and for the future, if we […]

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The Fayetteville Home Design and Remodeling Show is February 22-24, 2019 at the Crown Expo Center. Be sure to visit PWC’s booth for tips on how to lower your water and energy consumption. Plus, speak with conservation experts about ways to save at home, and take home useful conservation items like LED bulbs. Be sure […]

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Fayetteville Christmas Tree Pickup Begins Jan. 7, 2019 Trees Will Be Recycled January 12 at the Fayetteville Community Garden The 25th Annual Grinding of the Greens Christmas Tree Recycling program is scheduled for Saturday, January 12, 2019! Designed to protect and enhance our environment, Grinding of the Greens encourages Fayetteville residents to recycle their live […]

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PWC has  implemented Time-of-Use Rates for residential and small commercial electric customers. Click HERE for more information

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Our new Online Account Manager is now available and offers several new features we hope will enhance your online experience, such as: Account Summary page provides a general overview of your bills, payments, usage, and payment history. Easily viewed on any device. “My Wallet” feature allows you to save, add, edit, and view your payment […]

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Public Hearing Scheduled for Proposed Electric Rates and Fees October 24, 2018, 8:30 am PWC will conduct a  public hearing on proposed Electric Rates and Fees  on Wednesday, Oct 24, 2018 at 8:30 a.m. in the PWC Board Room, Administrative Offices, 955 Old Wilmington Road, Fayetteville, NC. The proposed rate revisions are a result of lower power cost […]

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Fayetteville PWC Update- Friday, Sept. 21, 2018 –5  pm PWC nears end of storm outage restoration; Remaining outages require customer-specific repairs PWC has restored  all storm related outages that can be completed at this time.  As of Friday at 5 pm, 33 customers remain without power because of damage to the customer-owned connection to PWC […]

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For Immediate  Release-Tuesday, September 11, 2018 Fayetteville PWC continues to encourage customers to prepare in advance of the arrival of Hurricane Florence.  Unlike previous storms that Fayetteville has experienced, the projected wind speeds and duration of the storm will limit PWC crews from safely beginning restoration efforts. “Winds are projected to be way over the […]

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Our emergency plan of operations is in place – ready to implement on a moment’s notice. Rest assured if we do experience utility outages or other weather-related emergencies, PWC crews will work around the clock to restore power and water to all our customers as quickly and safely as possible. The mission at PWC is […]

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At PWC, we have an aggressive and proactive plan for operations in the event of a hurricane, other severe weather or emergency situation. Our crews stand ready to swing into action, just as soon as it’s safe, and we’re always prepared to work around the clock to restore your service. View our Storm Preparation Guide for some […]

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LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS INVITE LOCAL BUSINESSES TO LARGEST BUILDING BUSINESS RALLY EVER Event brings business opportunities and resources together to help businesses grow FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE- TUESDAY, MAY 1, 2018 FAYETTEVILLE, NC–Each year, millions of dollars are spent annually by our local municipalities, governmental units and universities on a wide range of service, supply and equipment […]

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Details on Energy Star HVAC (Heat Pump) Incentive Program

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Scheduled Overnight Water Outage – Pinewood Lakes Water service in Pinewood Lakes will be temporarily interrupted beginning at 11:00pm tonight, Apr. 5, while PWC crews work on a water main on Beechwood St. Services are expected to be restored by 1:00am on Apr. 6. Customers may experience discolored water upon completion of the work. The […]

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About PWC 2018-2019 Electric Rates Increased costs from Duke Energy have resulted in a rate increase adopted by PWC on Wednesday morning. The PWC Board adopted new electric rates for the next two years to cover the Duke increases. “Most of what a customer pays PWC for electricity, goes directly to our power supply costs,” […]

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Independent Audit Confirms No Double Billing of AIT Utility Accounts March 7, 2018 An independent audit by TRP CPAs, PLLC has found no indication of double billing or a pattern of systematic overbilling by the Fayetteville Public Works Commission related to claims by Advanced Internet Technologies. TRP CPAs, PLLC, is a Certified Public Accountant firm […]

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Recent cold weather is causing higher than normal bills.  2018 has had average temperatures that are 20 degrees below normal.  With freezing temperatures, many heating systems used back up heating (auxiliary) to keep up which uses more energy and is more expensive. If you think you’re going to have difficulty paying a higher bill, please […]

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Thursday, January 18, 2018 Fayetteville Prevails in Quest to Protect Future Water Supply; Agreement Reached in Interbasin Transfer Decision   After two-and-a-half years of litigation, PWC and the City of Fayetteville have prevailed in securing Fayetteville and other downstream users of the Cape Fear River Basin a guaranteed return of water to the Basin from […]

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To help lessen energy demand on the power grid during the extreme cold expected Monday and reduce the potential for isolated power outages, PWC ask customers to do the following: Reduce your thermostat to the lowest comfortable setting when home, and bump the thermostat down a degree or two when leaving home. Turn off unnecessary lighting. Postpone household […]

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Sunday, January 14, 2018- 6:15 pm:  PWC & Duke Energy Progress asks customers to reduce electricity use during cold snap PWC is asking customers to reduce electricity use until 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 15 to help avoid potential high energy demand on the electric grid caused by frigid temperatures.  PWC buys power from Duke Energy Progress which is also asking their […]

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PWC Low Water Pressure/Boil Water Advisory Lifted: updated 6:30pm 1/8/18 The advisory for Fayetteville PWC water customers has been lifted and it is no longer necessary to boil water before using it.  Tests have now confirmed water meets safe drinking water standards. Water is safe to use for any purpose. Following the loss of pressure […]

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If you have an irrigation system, during freezing temperatures, your backflow prevention device is especially vulnerable to the cold temperatures. Here are some helpful tips and advice on preventing and preparing for backflow freezing: Click Here for More Information

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If you have an irrigation system, during freezing temperatures, your backflow prevention device is especially vulnerable to the cold temperatures. You can prevent costly repairs before the temperatures drop! Your device is typically located in your front yard and has a white box-like cover.  Standard covers need additional insulation to protect the device from freezing temperatures. […]

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PWC Water Not Affected by GenX With recent GenX reports, we understand the concern about safe drinking water.  Please know that PWC water is safe and meets or exceeds all current EPA standards for safe drinking water. GenX found in the Cape Fear River is below the PWC/Fayetteville service area and has not affected your drinking […]

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Test Date Point of Entry into PWC Treatment Facility (µg/L) 1/26/17 3.80 2/22/17 4.20 3/16/17 2.30 4/5/17 1.40 5/3/17 0.75 6/20/17 1.90 7/13/17 0.72 8/15/17 0.41 9/19/17 2.80 10/12/17 2.40 11/14/17 2.40 12/11/17 3.60 1/10/18 5.80 2/21/18 3.70 3/13/18 2.10 4/11/18 .77 5/29/18 1.60

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Click here for more information on backflow prevention assembly testing

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Important Message for PWC Water Customers Some individuals/businesses not associated with PWC may be attempting to take advantage of our customers by providing false information about your  drinking water.  Using recent news of contaminates such as GenX found in the Cape Fear River (below the PWC/Fayetteville service area), these individuals/businesses  may encourage you to provide a […]

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Visit the PWC booth for free water, LED light bulbs, and other conservation tools (while supplies last) on Thursday, September 6 from 1pm -4pm at the Crown Coliseum! Learn more about the Senior Expo

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Learn How to Do Business with PWC July 25, 4-6pm Join us for an in-depth look at what is needed to get your business engaged! PWC has procurement opportunities for commodities, service and construction opportunities. PWC is very proactive with its Small Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program. This program works to increase the participation of small disadvantaged […]

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Our Rain Sensor Program is available annually from April-September.

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PWC Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester Certification Class information

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Local Businesses Invited to Network and Learn about Bidding Opportunities For Immediate Release:  Monday, Feb. 27, 2017 The Fayetteville Public Works Commission will host its second Building Business Rally on Thursday, April 6, 2017. PWC invites local vendors to network and meet representatives of PWC departments to learn about their supply, equipment and service needs. […]

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Make plans now to visit the Home Design & Remodeling Show (Feb. 16-18, 2018) and don’t skip the PWC Booth!

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Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 The PWC Board adopted today new Water and Wastewater Rates and Fees that will take affect on April 1, 2017 and April 1,2018. The new rates and fees will fund a projected increase in utility sewer expenses.  Over the next six years, PWC will spend an average of $16.5 million a year […]

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“Your PWC Connections” on Youtube

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Voluntary Water Conservation Request Lifted 10/19/16  

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December 14, 2017  Update The Hope Mills Refund eligibility period ended on December 12, 2017. If you missed the deadline with PWC, you will need to contact the State to request your refund as we are required to submit the funds to them at this point.  It may take the State a little while to […]

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2016-2017 Wastewater Collections & Treatment Systems Annual Performance Report 

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Building Business Rally Presents $573 Million of Business Opportunities PWC CEO David Trego welcomes attendees to the Building Business Rally The City of Fayetteville’s Rob Stone presents $55 million in upcoming city stormwater and transportation projects. Thirty-five local businesses attended the first Building Business Rally held Thursday, July 21  in Fayetteville and were provided a wealth […]

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Fayetteville PWC was awarded the 2016 Sustainable Sandhills Green Business Platinum Award  at the Green Business Awards Luncheon held in Fayetteville on June 23.  The awards honor businesses who have demonstrated leadership through green business practices. PWC earned the  Above and Beyond Platinum Award for sustainability practices in facilities management.   A Certified Green Business since […]

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PWC has been awarded the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award and the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for its fiscal year 2015 financial document preparation. Jeff McCauley of Greenville Utilities presented the award on behalf of GFOA  at PWC’s May 25th meeting and noted that PWC […]

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PWC has been recognized for outstanding operations of its Fleet Maintenance by the NAFA Fleet Management Association.  PWC was named #43 Best Fleet operations in The Americas, at the Association’s conference in Austin, Texas earlier this spring. Of over 38,000 public fleet departments in North America, PWC was one of 1,900 who were identified as […]

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Darsweil Rogers, Public Works Commission Chairman on behalf of the PWC Board In the Fayetteville Observer’s June 1 editorial about efforts to revise the Public Works Commission Charter, we agree that the City Council and PWC should have good discussions about the potential revisions and present a revised Charter to our local delegation that has […]

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  Chad Ham, Water Resources Environmental Program Manager for the Fayetteville Public Works Commission,  has been named the 2016 Recipient of the J. W. Pate Award for his contributions to conservation and environmental protection.  The award is given annually by the Cape  Fear River Assembly to individuals who exhibit strong leadership on environmental issues, particularly […]

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