Category Archives: Behind the Scenes

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

What’s So Cool About the Vest Water Treatment Plant?

Charlotte is not known for its historic buildings. It’s been said by many that Charlotte bulldozes its history, but that is not always the case. One of our very own buildings, the Vest Water Treatment Plant (Vest), has been considered a historic landmark by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission. This 1920’s architectural style building has been a landmark on Beatties Ford Road for almost a century! It’s also been an anchor for growth.

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