UPDATES: Boil advisory remains for some in Cumberland County, 110 in shelters; no water in Lumberton for weeks

Originally posted on October 13, 2016


Aqua North Carolina has lifted its boil advisory for customers in Brookwood community and Brookwood South, affecting more than 18,000 people. Aqua lifted a Cliffdale West boil advisory on Wednesday. The Cliffdale West system serves about 15,000 people.

Four smaller Aqua systems in Cumberland County remain on a boil advisory, affecting about 660 people:

  • Raintree
  • Kelly Hill
  • Bretton Wood Hill
  • Woodland Run

The Fayetteville Public Works Commission lifted its boil advisory on Wednesday evening.

Cumberland County’s four emergency shelters remained operational as recovery efforts continue from flooding caused by Hurricane Mitchell.

At noon today, 110 people housed in them, according to a release from the Emergency Operations Center.

Several residents have had concerns about the delivery of mail. The U.S. Postal Service is visiting shelters and giving information on how to file a change of address form for those who may have to live elsewhere temporarily.

The form can be filed online at www.usps.com.

Those who are without Internet service should get a form at the nearest post office, fill it out and drop it off. Call 1-800-275-8777.

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