But it says "flushable."

So, you've run out of toilet paper and you've resorted to only using wipes. But it's okay because you are using "flushable" wipes, right? Unfortunately, the word "flushable" doesn't mean what you think it means. Here are some other items that are technically "flushable": Technically anything is flushable, but that doesn't mean you are going... Continue Reading →

Heavy Rains Overwhelm Wastewater System

**updated 9/18/2018 4:25 p.m. with estimated spill volumes Charlotte, NC, September 17, 2018 — On Sunday, September 16, as Tropical Depression Florence moved through the Charlotte metro area, Charlotte Water rapid response crews responded to multiple locations for sanitary sewer overflows (SSO). Heavy rains inundated the sanitary sewer system in eight locations causing wastewater to... Continue Reading →

Celebrating Environmental Excellence

Charlotte Water regulates the discharge of pollutants that enter into our municipal sewer system. We monitor 58 industrial partners who are required to obtain wastewater permits which contain limits based on the pollutants discharged from the facility. On Tuesday June 18th, 2018 Charlotte Water honored the facilities that complied with their permits and those who... Continue Reading →

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