We go out in the field to find out how Charlotte Water ensures our water is safe – across Mecklenburg County.
We’re starting with the first steps in the process, where we pull water from the lakes and treat it before it enters the distribution system.
Protecting Charlotteans public health and waterways is something to celebrate. Sugar Creek and Irwin Creek Wastewater Treatment Plants do just that and are celebrating their 90th birthdays.
On Wednesday, August 3, 2017, Fitch Group affirmed Charlotte Water’s Bond Rating at AAA with a Stable Outlook. This reinforces the City’s ongoing commitment to providing high quality water and wastewater services at affordable rates.
Hundreds of Charlotte Water employees are part of that journey, and during National Drinking Water Week, May 7-13, we celebrate and recognize the vital role water plays in our community.
Charlotte Water is hosting the 3rd Annual NC AWWA-WEA Model Water Tower Competition. Register today!
Hydrants are part of the water distribution system and an essential part of public safety, public health, and customer service to our community. More than 16,000 public hydrants are available to be used for fire response, flushing for water quality, testing, and authorized commercial use throughout Mecklenburg County. If you see a damaged or leaking... Continue Reading →
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. These items include: Grease... Continue Reading →