Award-Winning Utility: The Women of Wastewater

They were the only all women's team competing among 47 teams. They worked hard to prepare for the competition is just six short weeks. They won this year's Spirit Award. They are Charlotte Water's Women of Wastewater. Katie Graham, Beth Cunningham, Muriel Steele, Trinh Nguyen, lead by their captain, Johanna McHone, formed a team known... Continue Reading →

Annual Wastewater Report Released

Did you know that there is an annual report for wastewater? If you answered "no" then here is all you need to know about the people who make sure your flush doesn’t become a mess. When you flush, shower, or wash dishes, the wastewater flows from your plumbing to our public wastewater network of pipes.... Continue Reading →

Flushing and the growth of the Queen City

Before cranes build the next skyscraper or apartment complex, developers must reach out to Charlotte Water to see if the wastewater infrastructure has the capacity for the increase in the-ahem-flow. From the pipes that carry your wastewater to the treatment plants, to the plants themselves, they all have a specific amount of wastewater that they... Continue Reading →

1600 W. Morehead St. Water Main Break

At approximately 4:30 p.m. Sunday, June 23 a water main break near the intersection of W. Morehead St. and Freedom Dr. was reported to 911. Charlotte Fire Department and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department responded and quickly alerted Charlotte Water to the situation. Pavement upheaval, areas of low pressure and temporary localized flooding were caused by the... Continue Reading →

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