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Charlotte Water Is The First Utility in the Region to Turn Waste Into Electricity

This year, Charlotte Water completed construction on a system at McAlpine Wastewater Treatment Plant that captures and converts methane gas (a byproduct of wastewater treatment) into a fuel for electricity production and useful heat.

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Emergency Water Main Repair S. Trade St. Matthews

Charlotte Water is responding to a water main break on S. Trade Street, Matthews near Whitefriars Lane.

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AAA Rating From Fitch Group

On Wednesday, August 3, 2017, Fitch Group affirmed Charlotte Water’s Bond Rating at AAA with a Stable Outlook. This reinforces the City’s ongoing commitment to providing high quality water and wastewater services at affordable rates.

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Response to EWG Water Quality Report

Charlotte Water has reviewed the information presented by the Environmental Working Group (EWG). We are disappointed that the EWG has elected to display the information in this manner.

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Kings Branch Wastewater Spill Update

At 7:20 a.m. on Friday, July 14, Charlotte Water received a call reporting a Sanitary Sewer Overflow (SSO) near 700 Farmhurst Drive. Charlotte Water crews responded to discover an active spill of wastewater discharging into Kings Branch, a tributary of Sugar Creek.

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Will We Run Out of water?

The short answer is no, not if we continue on a sustainable path and practice conservation. But what does that actually mean? And how do we know we won't run out.

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Smoke In The Water

On occasion we conduct smoke testing to detect failures and leaks within the wastewater collection system (sewer pipes) that allow rainwater, creek water and other storm water run-off to enter the system.

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Save Water While it Gets Hotter

It's finally summer. So we thought of five more ways to conserve water this summer. Keep these in mind while you keep cool on these hot days.

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