Cape Fear Valley Receives Grant Money For Water System Upgrades
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FAYETTEVILLE – Cape Fear Valley Medical Center has been awarded a $375,350 grant to help upgrade its emergency water pump system. The funding was awarded through the Golden LEAF Foundation Disaster Recovery Grant Program. It will be used to build two additional on-campus water wells, bringing the total to four. The wells would pump groundwater into large storage tanks that could be used during natural disasters. Cape Fear Valley Medical Center has experienced three major breaks in the past decade. In 2016, Hurricane Matthew forced the hospital to manually pump water from its two existing wells and to flush toilets and power massive heating and air conditioning units …..