Charlotte Water created the City of Charlotte’s first water/wastewater industry apprenticeship program to increase jobs, training, and opportunities for individuals with multiple employment barriers. The apprenticeship program is custom-designed to help individuals achieve the training and experience needed for a successful career at Charlotte Water. Our second cohort of nine apprentices started in July. After... Continue Reading →
So, you've run out of toilet paper and resorted to only using wipes. But it's okay because you are using "flushable" wipes, right? Nope! Unfortunately, the word "flushable" doesn't mean what you think it means... Flushable wipes do not break down Toilet paper is specifically made to break down as it travels to the wastewater... Continue Reading →
This year, Charlotte Water completed construction on a system at McAlpine Wastewater Treatment Plant that captures and converts methane gas (a byproduct of wastewater treatment) into a fuel for electricity production and useful heat.
Up ahead is a broken water main. To pass time you... (1) make a grocery list (2) scroll through Facebook (3) pound steering wheel (4) scan the radio for a better song, or (5) curse the pipe for breaking. We know everyone hates traffic, road closures and construction. But the next time you are sitting in traffic cursing... Continue Reading →