wastewater Tag

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....

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,...

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...

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...

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...