May 14 Update: Long Creek Wastewater Spill

After more than two weeks of construction site preparation and stabilizing bypass operations, Charlotte Water is replacing 140 feet of broken wastewater pipe north of 4100 Oakdale Road. Pipe replacement will take at least two days. “Charlotte Water continues to make progress in reducing overflows,” said Cam Coley, spokesperson for Charlotte Water. “Unfortunately in this... Continue Reading →

April 30 Update: Long Creek Wastewater Spill

Bypass Operations Last Wednesday, contractors set up large bypass lines and pumps to capture wastewater from the end of the broken pipe and pump it across the land to the nearest manhole redirecting the waste around the break. Bypass pumping allows staff to replace the pipe without interrupting service to customers or discharging additional wastewater... Continue Reading →

Wednesday Update: Long Creek Wastewater Spill

Bypass Operations Battling additional storms and adverse weather, crews worked through the night Tuesday to set up bypass pumping operations around the break. Two temporary pipes are set up (a 10-inch and 6-inch in diameter) to capture wastewater from the end of the broken pipe and pump it across the land to the nearest manhole... Continue Reading →

Update: Long Creek Wastewater Spill

April 24, 2018 – Charlotte Water (CLTWater) crews responded to a broken wastewater pipe near Oakdale Road on April 23rd. Crews estimate approximately 15.4 million gallons reached Long Creek, part of the Catawba River Watershed. Drinking water supplies are not impacted by this spill. At approximately 5:30 p.m. Monday, CLTWater received information from Mecklenburg County regarding... Continue Reading →

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