Southerners know that nothing goes better with biscuits then gravy (getting hungry?) Well the same holds true for energy and water. Both resources are closely linked. It’s called the Water Energy Nexus. Continue reading Water and Energy, as close as Biscuits and Gravy
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How Charlotte Water Prioritizes Leaks
You walk out your door and see a line of water trickling down the street. (great you think, another leak in Charlotte). So, you call 311 or send us a tweet to report the leak. Charlotte Water staff thank you for reporting it and say they will repair it. A few days pass by and the leak still hasn’t been fixed. You wonder, what is the deal? Continue reading How Charlotte Water Prioritizes Leaks
Top 5 Things Charlotteans Do When Sitting in Traffic Because of a Water Main Break
Up ahead is a broken water main. To pass time you… Continue reading Top 5 Things Charlotteans Do When Sitting in Traffic Because of a Water Main Break
Why is There Water, Water Everywhere?
One of the more useful and effective techniques used in the water industry is to open a hydrant to let water flow. Referred to as “flushing”, it is often seen as a waste of water especially when conservation is so important. However, flushing hydrants is one of the most important things Charlotte Water does to ensure that water used by businesses, industries, hospitals, residents, and firefighters are safe, clean and reliable. Continue reading Why is There Water, Water Everywhere?