In celebration of Charlotte’s 250th birthday, Charlotte Water has branded a water tank for the first time ever in the history of the utility. The signage on the Mallard Water Tank will serve as a gateway upon entering the city from I-85, welcoming visitors.
On April 16th, approximately 4,000 sterile grass carp were released from Ramsey Creek Park to control the growth of hydrilla on Lake Norman. The total number of the grass carp will be about 12,330. A recent comprehensive survey performed by NC State found active hydrilla growth in 640 acres on Lake Norman. The addition of... Continue Reading →
You've all seen our newest Pipes Hate Wipes Campaign right? Just in case you haven't, here is one of the hilarious videos. Ok, so you now know that "flushable" wipes are out. But we received a great question about wipe alternatives on Facebook. So we asked one of the experts. Henry Eudy is the... Continue Reading →
The cold weather season is here and Charlotte Water wants everyone to be prepared for the chills. Here are a few helpful tips for you and your family: Insulate pipes in unheated parts of your home and save on energy costs by insulating your water heater. Insulation materials are available at local hardware stores. Seal... Continue Reading →
Each year, NACWA recognizes the commitment, innovation and achievements of individuals and public agencies in the clean water community through their Award Programs. NACWA stands for the National Association of Clean Water Agencies. Each year NACWA presents their Peak Performance Awards. The Peak Performance Awards recognizes NACWA member agency facilities for excellence in permit compliance.... Continue Reading →
Did you know cooking grease, fats, and oils being poured down drains are a major cause of residential sanitary sewer spills resulting in unsightly, smelly, and costly messes? Oils and grease are wastes that the city's sewer system cannot handle and should not be discarded down the drain. Grease, fats, and oils will clog sewer lines... Continue Reading →
Thanksgiving means quality time with family and friends, and for some that can cause a great deal of anxiety. Politics, religion, your cousin's newest face tattoo, these are all topics that are off limits. So what do you talk about? Don't worry, Charlotte Water is here with 5 Charlotte themed conversation starters that won't rock... Continue Reading →
Please join Charlotte Water on December 14th at 8 a.m. for "Work with Water", a vendor networking event. You'll get a chance to meet other vendors as well as Charlotte Water staff. If you're not already a vendor with the City but want to work with Charlotte Water, your business can sign up on site to become... Continue Reading →