Author: permacharlotte

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]A city in North Carolina is now having to repair aging sewer lines as a result of the development of a sinkhole. Most cities and homeowners do not know a problem exists in their pipes until it’s too...

The city of Charlotte is in the process of rectifying a significant sewer overflow that reached a nearby tributary. Attributed to a pipeline rupture carrying well over 100,000 gallons of water and sewage, the broken pipeline consisted of a 21-inch sewer main pipe. Because there...

Communities throughout North Carolina have received numerous accolades for effectively stopping stormwater issues in their tracks. Universities and other local agencies have worked together toward a common goal. The comprehensive and far-reaching effort involved a strategy to combat sewer overflows, flooding and stormwater dilemmas caused...

The City of Charlotte is using vast resources to experiment in cost saving and environmentally smart strategies for a new treatment facility. The strategy begins with converting food waste into fuel. This can be accomplished with the use of anaerobic digesters. The process consists of...

After severe storms, many cities throughout North Carolina are in the process of repair and reconstruction. The severe storms, which occurred last month, are proving to be a costly mishap. In nearby Henrico County, the city recently allocated funding for costs associated with the storm....

Greenville Utilities Water Treatment Plant was recently among 56 water systems, in North Carolina, recognized for exceeding required water standards. The Area Wide Optimization Award is given annually to water treatment facilities that draw from surface water supplies. The Area Wide Optimization Program focuses on...