Project Updates

An aerial photograph of a water treatment plant

2023 Annual Wastewater Report

September 12, 2023

The 2023 Annual Wastewater Report is available at Some highlights: – 85.1 million gallons of wastewater treated per day…

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Project Manager Nicole Bartlett poses at a Charlotte Water table with activity books. Caption Whitewater Middle School Open House.

Community Corridor at Whitewater Middle School

August 25, 2023

We joined the Community Corridor at the Whitewater Middle School Open House on August 24, 2023. Backpacks, water bottles and…

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Charlotte Water Employees wearing hard hats and holding golden shovels stand in front of a banner depicting the new facility rendering hung from two excavators.

Celebrating the Groundbreaking of the Stowe Regional WRRF

June 8, 2023

On Wednesday, June 7, Charlotte Water celebrated the groundbreaking of the transformative Stowe Regional Water Resource Recovery Facility. This marks…

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Nicole Bartlett, a senior project engineer at Charlotte Water, poses for a portrait at the Sugar Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant. Melissa Melvin-Rodriguez

Charlotte Observer: A crap job – Meet a woman who oversees your poop’s journey through Charlotte’s water

April 27, 2023

On April 26, 2023, Charlotte Observer reporter Evan Moore met with Stowe Project Manager and Charlotte Water’s Engineering Division Manager…

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Tricia Drummey, Matt Reaves, Darric Beach, Derek Dixon, Will Shull

Thought Leadership at the Design-Build Institute of America Southeast Summit

April 22, 2023

Charlotte Water and the Stowe Team presented at the annual Southeast Regional Summit for the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA)…

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Doug Shoutd, Supervisor and Tara Romine, Chief Operator

Stowe’s First Staff Named

March 30, 2023

The first permanent positions have been filled at the Stowe Regional Water Resource Recovery Facility.  Doug Shoutd has been selected…

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Reporter Robin Kanaday stands in front of the Catawba River reporting on the headline "New Wastewater Pipeline"

QC News: New wastewater facility being built near the Whitewater Center

March 22, 2023

The new Stowe Regional facility made local headlines this week as river surveys in Belmont conclude. Robin Kanady of QC…

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Surveying Rivers to Install Pipelines Underneath Them

Belmont Surveys

March 10, 2023

During the week of March 13th, survey crews working on behalf of the City of Belmont and Charlotte Water will…

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aerial photo of the Long Creek Pump Station and the new Stowe Facility construction sites, separated by a creek and tree buffers

First Wastewater Pipeline Installed Under Long Creek

March 8, 2023

Long Creek is a small tributary to the Catawba River that separates the Long Creek Pump Station from the new…

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Municipal Sewer and Water Magazine cover. Thinking Regionally Charlotte Water’s expanding footprint will pave the way for growth while protecting local resources.

Thinking Regionally: Municipal Sewer & Water Magazine

February 4, 2023

Nicole Bartlett, Stowe Project Manager and Charlotte Water Engineering Division Manager, is featured on the cover of this month’s issue…

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