The City of Mount Holly Water Treatment Facility was built in 1983 and is designed to treat up to 6 million gallons per day drawing its water from Mountain Island Lake. Water is treated through coagulation, sedimentation and filtration and then disinfected using chlorine. The City owns and maintains four elevated storage tanks and one ground storage tank to send out roughly 2.4 million gallons per day of treated water throughout Mount Holly. The treatment facility is staffed 24/7 by certified operators and runs a professional lab for testing and analyzing water. The water treatment plant received the 2012 North Carolina Area Wide Optimization Program Award for meeting standards above and beyond those required by state regulations.
The City's Water Treatment Plant received the Area Wide Optimization Program Award given by NCDWR in 2008, 2012, 2013 and 2014.
We are pleased to present to you the 2015 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report. This report is a snapshot of last year's water quality. Included are details about your source of water, what it contains, and how it compares to standards set by regulatory agencies. Our constant goal is to provide you with a safe and dependable supply of drinking water. We want you to understand the efforts we make to continually improve the water treatment process and protect our water resources. We are committed to ensuring the quality of your water and to providing you with this information because informed customers are our best allies. If you have any questions about this report or concerning your water, please contact Brian Wilson at 704-822-2928. We want our valued customers to be informed about their water utility.
Each year, the City of Mount Holly performs over 5,000 measurements and chemical analyses to comply with permit requirements, treat your wastewater, and safely return it to the environment. The City's staff of trained and certified operators is committed to the goal of providing the City's wastewater customers with efficient, cost-effective, wastewater disposal. We continue to improve our collection and treatment processes to protect you and the environment from the potential harm of inadequately treated wastewater.
The City's Wastewater Treatment Plant received the 2013 SHARP Public Sector Award given by the North Carolina Department of Labor.
The North Carolina Clean Water Act of 1999 requires the City of Mount Holly to provide an annual report to its customers and to the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources (NCDENR) to summarize the sewage treatment works and collection system's performance over the last year. You may review the Act by clicking here.
If you have any questions concerning our wastewater system or this report please contact the Wastewater Treatment Plant operations at 704-827-4261.
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