Charlotte’s Overflow into Catawba Basin

Jul 18

Charlotte’s Overflow into Catawba Basin

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 was no rain involved, the waterway sustained a greater impact due to more condensed...

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Charlotte Uncovers Wide-Ranging Use for Organic Waste

Apr 11

Charlotte Uncovers Wide-Ranging Use for Organic Waste

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 microorganisms in oxygen-free systems which will break down organic wastes from...

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Full Steam Ahead! Check Out Perma-Liner Industries 2016 Events Line Up!!

Aug 18

Full Steam Ahead! Check Out Perma-Liner Industries 2016 Events Line Up!!

Undoubtedly, you are still enjoying the many highlights that this time of year brings, but as the glory days of summer begin to wane, no worries! We’ve got some exciting events scheduled for you and they’re coming up right around the corner. Mark your calendars for these informative trade shows that you won’t want to miss! First up, Perma-Liner Industries is...

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North Carolina’s Leading Water Resource

Dec 01

North Carolina’s Leading Water Resource

On July 16, 1976, the North Carolina Rural Water Association, Inc. (NCRWA) was incorporated as a non-profit corporation under the authority of the NC Secretary of State. NCRWA’s modest, yet service-focused, existence was much the vision of the initial Board of Directors. Organized from the very beginning to serve as “the voice” of the water and wastewater...

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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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