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Posts from the ‘Construction Update’ Category

UPDATE – Charlotte Water Responds to Wastewater Spill in Mallard Creek

Charlotte Water is actively repairing a 36” wastewater main

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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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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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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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Lancaster Hwy Pipe Repair Updates

Update: Crews successfully replaced the leaking drinking water valve and kept customers in service throughout the difficult repair. The northbound lane reopened Sunday afternoon. The southbound lane reopened Wednesday (December 21st) evening. Additional work will be needed to rebuild road at a later time. CLTWater will update when lanes close/reopen. Read more

Old Infrastructure Gets A Face Lift

Charlotte water reinvests part of your water and sewer fees to replace and reline existing pipes in the oldest neighborhoods in Charlotte. This ensures that drinking water continues to be high quality even as our infrastructure ages. Read more

Temporary Hydrant Connection Changes

Starting October 1st Charlotte Water customers and contractors using temporary fire hydrant connections will experience a few significant changes. Read more

Our New Charlotte Water Blog!

Welcome to the first post on the Charlotte Water Blog. This blog will be used to share all of the great work that Charlotte Water does to ensure Charlotte-Mecklenburg residents have clean, safe, reliable drinking water and sanitary sewers. Water is vital to life, the economy…our entire region. Our staff are working 24 hours a day seven days a week for our customers. Follow us and learn more about this most vital resource.