Charlotte is not known for its historic buildings. It’s been said by many that Charlotte bulldozes its history, but that is not always the case. One of our very own buildings, the Vest Water Treatment Plant (Vest), has been considered a historic landmark by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission. This 1920’s architectural style building has been a landmark on Beatties Ford Road for almost a century! It’s also been an anchor for growth.Continue reading What’s So Cool About the Vest Water Treatment Plant?
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced yesterday (April 27th, 2015) the final U.S. Public Health Service recommendation for the optimal fluoride level in drinking water. Continue reading Fluoride and Your Water
One of the more useful and effective techniques used in the water industry is to open a hydrant to let water flow. Referred to as “flushing”, it is often seen as a waste of water especially when conservation is so important. However, flushing hydrants is one of the most important things Charlotte Water does to ensure that water used by businesses, industries, hospitals, residents, and firefighters are safe, clean and reliable. Continue reading Why is There Water, Water Everywhere?
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.