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Challenges: 

  • Continuing to work with the community to reduce water use to maximize limited natural resources and to reduce excessive summertime peak use caused by lawn watering.
  • Maintaining high levels of service during a time of budget reductions.
Peak Water Demands
  • Developed and implemented an unscheduled bulky item reporting system for Solid Waste Services field employees to ensure items are collected in a timely manner.
  • Earned four awards from the Association of Metropolitan Sewage Agencies for excellence in wastewater treatment at the McDowell Creek, Sugar Creek, Irwin Creek and McAlpine Creek treatment plants.
  • Completed construction of Catawba River Pump Station, which will provide for the region's current and future water needs.

Charlotte's Seven Areas of Focus:

Successes:

  • Reduced the number of missed trash collection complaints by 52% in the City's south quadrant, an area served previously by a private contractor.  Achieved an overall 15% reduction in complaints per each 10,000 units served citywide.
Enhance Service Delivery

Charlotte's Seven Areas of Focus: