The City is under a State of Emergency and curfew, effective immediately. View the proclamation here.

The entire City is now under a curfew that shall apply to the hours of 11:30 p.m. to 6 a.m. No person shall be afoot in public, including streets and sidewalks, parks, places open to the public, or public areas of any nature during curfew hours. The intent of this curfew is to clear the public areas of non-essential foot travel.

View the New Hanover County Health Department Coronavirus (COVID-19) Website

View City-Related Information and Closures Regarding COVID-19

Canines For Clean Water

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Canines for Clean Water is a program that encourages citizens to be responsible pet owners to help protect our waterways. 

Visit the Canines for Clean Water photo gallery

  1. Always pick up after your pet and dispose of the waste properly. 
  2. Sign the Canines for Clean Water pledge at local pet events and receive a FREE dog bandana, treats and other goodies. 
  3. Email us a photo of your pooch proudly wearing their bandana to post in our online photo gallery.  (Email jpeg photo to:

Click the images below to learn more! 

 Canines for Clean Water Program CardPet Waste Ordinance Sign   Pet Waste Brochure

Sign the C4CW Pledge, get free stuff! Feature your dog in our Gallery!

  • Events are cancelled until further notice due to Covid-19. 
    Please still practice responsible pet ownership and clean up after your pet!

Scoop the Poop Signage

Don't Forget to Scoop the Poop Signs:  

These 18x24" election-style signs can be downloaded and printed at your local print shop for use on private property. Permission granted by: City of Wilmington, NC




Canines for Clean Water Photo Gallery

Send us a photo of your pooch wearing their Canines for Clean Water bandana to feature in our gallery!

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2017 Canines for Clean Water

Updated on 04/24/2020 8:08 AM