November 2021 Charlotte Water crews have been removing and replacing the 36-inch water main pipe that was damaged during the Remount water main break on October 18. While work is expected to continue for the next few weeks, here are a few things you should know about this break, and overall pipe leaks and repair.... Continue Reading →
Home-brewers may find this information especially helpful when crafting their favorite beer styles. After all, of the ingredients required to make beer, water is by far the most abundant component.
Since 2001, water consumption for an average family of four in Mecklenburg County has gone down from 11 Ccfs (8,228 gallons) per 30-day billing cycle to 7 Ccf's (5,236 gallons) per 30-day billing cycle. We attribute this to increased water conservation measures as well as the installation of more efficient appliances and irrigation systems. So problem... Continue Reading →
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 →
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. The recommendation is at the same level that was proposed in January of 2011, a single level of 0.7 milligrams of fluoride per liter of water.... Continue Reading →