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Posts from the ‘Flow Free’ Category

Grease Free Gets a Face Lift

All utilities have an educational campaign to educate their customers about sanitary sewer overflows (read: wastewater spilling up over manholes into backyards, neighborhoods, creeks and streams, GROSS). As terrible as these are, the are completely avoidable if you avoid putting items down the drain that will cause clogs in the pipes. Read more

Grease in Pipes Continues to Cause Sewer Spills

The FY16 Wastewater report has been released. The report summarizes activities taken by the department to successfully collect and treat the community’s wastewater before recycling it to the environment. Wastewater treatment plants treated over 30 billion gallons of wastewater during FY16. Read more

Charlotte Water Five Edition

Here is what most people think we do; provide you clean and safe drinking water and treat the wastewater that leaves your house. While this is absolutely true, we also do so much more! 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.