City of Laurinburg – Barnes Bridge Road Pump Station Improvements

The City of Laurinburg operates an extensive collection system comprised of 156 miles of gravity sewer and 33 pump stations to convey wastewater to the Leith Creek WWTP. One of these pump stations, the Barnes Bridge Road Pump Station, was a duplex style submersible pump station that was constructed in 1994. This pump station exhibited…

Town of Mooresville – Washwater Basin Improvements

The Town of Mooresville operates two water treatment facilities, both located on Charlotte Highway, providing service to customers in Mooresville, North Carolina. The original Water Treatment Plant (WTP #1) utilizes an existing earthen basin for storage of alum sludge. The basin was originally constructed in the early 1980’s and has slowly lost its shape over…

Town of Mooresville – McCrary Creek Pump Station Improvements

The Town of Mooresville operates the McCrary Creek Pump Station, which provides service to customers located in Morrison Plantation. The pump station was constructed in the early 2000’s and utilized an in-channel grinder intended to grind any solids that entered the station. Over the years the Town has experienced much difficulty with operation of the…

WSACC – Muddy Creek WWTP Expansion

The Water and Sewer Authority of Cabarrus County (WSACC) owns and operates a wastewater treatment facility on Muddy Creek providing service to customers in the Midland, North Carolina area.  Wastewater is conveyed to the treatment plant from a collection system owned and operated by the City of Concord via a 21-inch interceptor sewer owned by…

WSACC – Mt. Pleasant Pumping Station Improvements

The Water and Sewer Authority of Cabarrus County (WSACC) owns and operates wholesale wastewater conveyance systems serving the Town of Mt. Pleasant.  Collection of wastewater at the retail customer level is done by the Town, who discharges wastewater into the WSACC system.   Wastewater is pumped by WSACC through a series of force mains to a…

City of Shelby – Uptown Water and Sewer Improvements

The City of Shelby owns and operates an extensive water treatment and distribution system with a maximum treatment capacity of 12.0 million gallons per day (MGD).  Much of the distribution system, particularly in the Uptown Area, was installed in the early 1900’s and consists of cast iron piping assembled using lead joints.  Although this infrastructure…

Town of Mocksville – Salisbury St. / Hwy 601 Utility Improvement

The North Carolina Division of Transportation (NCDOT) planned to make extensive improvements at the intersection of South Salisbury Street and South Main Street (US Highway 601) including roadway widening and realignment.  Prior to these activities being completed the Town of Mocksville owned utilities needed to be relocated. The Town retained Willis Engineers to design a…

City of Mount Holly – Parallel Force Main

The City of Mount Holly owns and operates the Dutchman’s Creek Pumping Station and parallel 14-inch and 12-inch force mains conveying wastewater to their Wastewater Treatment Plant.  Portions of the existing force mains were in need of repair.  The City therefore constructed a parallel 20-inch force main, consistent with their Master Plan.  Overall, the project…

Charlotte Water – Davidson Water Transmission Main

Charlotte Water provides water and sewer service to areas throughout Mecklenburg County.  Charlotte Water completed a Master Plan that included a comprehensive evaluation of the water system and identified several projects needed to improve service for Charlotte Water customers. One of the recommendations was a new 24-inch water main to improve water service in the…

Town of Mocksville – Court Square Water Line

Customers in downtown Mocksville were provided water service by 4-inch water lines that were over 100 years old. The Town was concerned that, due to the location of the pipeline, the new streetscaping efforts in Court Square could be hindered by the aging utilities.  The pipe was made of cast iron, with lead joints and…