County Comments regarding pending Leland / H2GO deal

March 19, 2021 — 8:21 a.m. Brunswick County Chairman Randy Thompson issued the following statement on Thursday, Mar. 18, 2021: “At tonight’s public hearing in Leland regarding their pending utilities deal with H2GO, Town of Leland officials implied that the County was not interested in working with the Town. At the Town’s request, Commissioner Frank…

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Presentations from District 5 Leadership Forum on Water, Wastewater Expansion Projects

On Jan. 15, I partnered with the North Brunswick Chamber of Commerce to hold our latest District 5 Leadership Forum, which featured an update on on Brunswick County Public Utilities’ advanced water treatment, water plant expansion and sewer plant expansion. The presentations from that event are linked below: Water Plant Expansion & Advanced Low Pressure…

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Jan. 15 District 5 Leadership Forum to Provide Update on Brunswick County Public Utilities’ advanced water treatment, water & sewer plant expansions

The next District 5 Leadership Forum, which is held in conjunction with the North Brunswick Chamber of Commerce, will focus on Transportation as well as Hurricane Florence Recovery. NEW LOCATION: The event is set for 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019 and will be held at the WWAY Event Center, located at 1224 Magnolia…

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Water service restored to all areas of the BCPU distribution system; boil water advisories remain in effect

Sept. 22, 2018 — Brunswick County Public Utilities has restored water service to all areas of the distribution system. This includes the Boiling Springs Lakes and River Mist communities. A number of boil water advisories remain in effect; click here and here for details. Water line breaks have been isolated and water has been rerouted,…

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Low-Pressure Reverse Osmosis Pilot Unit Arrives at Northwest Water Treatment Plant

February 15, 2018 — Brunswick County Public Utilities and CDM Smith are proceeding with plans to test the effectiveness of a Low-Pressure Reverse Osmosis (LPRO) treatment system at the Northwest Water Treatment Plant, with the delivery of a scaled-down pilot system earlier this month.   Brunswick County continues to make rapid progress on evaluating treatment…

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Statement on Tonight’s Vote by the H2GO Board of Commissioners

November 28, 2017: I was shocked to learn of tonight’s “November Surprise” vote by the H2GO Board of Commissioners to turn H2GO’s assets over to the Town of Belville, and the manner in which this transpired raises a number of serious concerns. First, this is a major move that directly impacts many thousands of Brunswick…

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Brunswick County Adopts Resolutions on Water Quality; Presented to Governor Cooper, Legislative Leaders

The Brunswick County Board of Commissioners unanimously adopted two resolutions concerning water quality at its August 21, 2017 meeting. The first resolution, which can be viewed here, calls upon the state to prevent the discharge of contaminants into our waterways until studies have been conducted to ascertain their impact on public health. The second resolution,…

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Statement Following Meeting with Governor Cooper, Cabinet Secretaries, Local Leaders Regarding GenX

BOLIVIA, NC – Frank Williams, Chairman of the Brunswick County Board of Commissioners, released the following statement following this morning’s meeting with Governor Roy Cooper: “This morning, I joined a bipartisan group of State Legislators and leaders from neighboring counties in a productive meeting with Governor Cooper. I am encouraged by the commitment of the…

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Chemours Announces Voluntary Actions to Respond to North Carolina Community

Note: the following press release distributed by The Chemours Company is being published here in its entirety. This release was written by Chemours, not Brunswick County or any other government entity. Wilmington, Del., June 20, 2017 – The Chemours Company (Chemours) (NYSE: CC) today announced that it will capture, remove, and safely dispose of wastewater…

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June 20 Update on GenX and Brunswick County

BOLIVIA, N.C. — Local and state officials continue working to gather additional information about the presence of GenX in the Cape Fear River, while at the same time working to stop the discharge of the chemical.   At its June 19 regularly scheduled meeting, the Board of Commissioners passed a resolution requesting that Chemours halt…

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