North Carolina Cities Re-Build Infrastructures after Severe Storms

Jul 05

North Carolina Cities Re-Build Infrastructures after Severe Storms

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. The early estimate for storm cleanup was approximately $1.5 million. Last...

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Greensboro’s Pilot Program for Sewer Testing

Apr 21

Greensboro’s Pilot Program for Sewer Testing

The City of Greensboro believes in spotlighting growth and economic potential in the best interest of its population of 250,000.  Currently, the city is developing a pilot program to conclusively inspect a (PCCP) prestressed concrete cylinder pipe water main. The Water Resources Department has been instrumental in recognizing the need for new construction, which...

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Charlotte’s Heavy Rain Causes Falling Trees

Feb 25

Charlotte’s Heavy Rain Causes Falling Trees

Charlotte is cleaning up area roads and property in the wake of strong winds and heavy rain this week.  In recent weeks, the city has had its share of rain storms which has caused damage and hazards throughout several Charlotte neighborhoods.   A massive tree from Edgehill Park covering Queens Road is in the process of being removed to prevent further road...

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Carrboro Sewer Authority’s Strategic Initiatives

Jan 27

Carrboro Sewer Authority’s Strategic Initiatives

The Orange Water and Sewer Authority or OWASA is a community–owned utility that exemplifies community commitment to environmental protection and sustainable management of natural resources in North Carolina. The goal is to protect the environment through effective management and operation of the wastewater collection system, treatment, water reuse and resource...

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Briar Creek Water Quality Enhancement

Nov 12

Briar Creek Water Quality Enhancement

The city of Briar Creek is actively measuring the consequences of rainfall in the densely-developed area which is likely to fall on pavement or rooftops. All of that storm water runoff increases pollution and the risk of flash flooding. The city is looking at alternative measures for reducing pollutants as well as substitutions to common chemicals that discharge into...

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Harnett County’s Water Treatment Plant Enhancements

Oct 13

Harnett County’s Water Treatment Plant Enhancements

The Harnett County Regional Water Plant provides service to approximately 125,000 people in Harnett County and the surrounding region.  Harnett County’s water system totals over 1,800 miles of water mains and has approximately 36,000 active connections within their boundaries.  HCDPU currently has 2 active wastewater treatment plants with over 20 million gallons...

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