MANDATORY WATER RESTRICTIONS ARE IN EFFECT for all CFPUA residential and business customers until further notice. Learn more here.
New Hanover County is currently collecting debris from Hurricane Matthew. A State of Emergency is still in effect due to coastal flood warnings. Stay up-to-date at emergencynhc.com and report power outages to Duke Energy at 1-800-POWERON.
The Department of Social Services provides economic assistance to New Hanover County citizens with basic subsistence needs. We work in cooperation with other public and private organizations to protect children, strengthen families and help families and individuals achieve self-sufficiency.
Multi-language interpreting, sign language interpreters & TTY are available at no cost to clients; if needed, to obtain services.