North Carolina Cities Share Common Plight: Mitigating Stormwater

Jun 07

North Carolina Cities Share Common Plight: Mitigating Stormwater

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 by heavy rains. Several area...

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The Wilmington Attraction: Cape Fear River and the Beaver

Apr 01

The Wilmington Attraction: Cape Fear River and the Beaver

The city of Wilmington is home to the scenic Cape Fear River, unfurling throughout the coastal and piedmont regions of North Carolina. It also shares its home with another: the beaver. Homeowners across the Cape Fear region have found more dams blocking culverts and backing up water in recent months than in years past. Contributed to the enormous amount of rain, the...

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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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Charlotte’s Plumbing Guide for Pressure Reducing Valves

Dec 15

Charlotte’s Plumbing Guide for Pressure Reducing Valves

There are a few remedies to help you with water pressure in your home.  If the pressure is low products like water softeners or filters may reduce water pressure if recently added or needs to be serviced. A water leak in plumbing can also affect pressure. If you have a pressure reducing valve (PRV) installed to protect your plumbing, it may need adjusting. Most PRVs...

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Spindale’s Sewer Asset Management Plan

Sep 29

Spindale’s Sewer Asset Management Plan

Spindale’s needs for maintenance and rehabilitation have grown to a point where the gap between these needs and available revenue is excessively wide. This is due to the town’s history as a textile-manufacturing community. From its incorporation in 1923 up to the late 1990s, the town enjoyed a robust economy based upon the booming textile industry of the 20th...

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