Charlotte’s Efficient Frost-Seeding Promotes Sustainability

Jan 24

Charlotte’s Efficient Frost-Seeding Promotes Sustainability

Sewer systems and tree roots do not make a good mix. Tree roots are a cause for concern as they impede the sewer lines, thereby leading to blockages and sewer backups. If a sewer pipeline becomes buried, the soil around them is looser than the rest of the yard, creating an ideal climate for the roots of the tree to gravitate toward the soil, which tends to become...

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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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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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