Surface Water Quality

​Media Campaigns, Media Relations, and Social Media​​

Media Campaigns

Media Campaigns include advertisements and communications using a wide variety of channels including, but not limited to, TV, radio, newsprint, bus ads, billboards, utility bill inserts, bus stop banners, event displays, and parking lot banners. Education and communication staff works with a media consultant to select key messages, themes, target audiences, and campaign focus areas. 

​Media Relations and Outreach

Staff responds to media requests, drafts news releases, and works with the media to respond to events or inspire special interest news stories. The following lists our most current news media contacts:

  • Leo Caplanides,, City of Charlotte Senior Public Information Specialist, 704-560-8463
  • John Wendel,, Mecklenburg County Senior Communication Specialist, 704-577-0553

Social Media​

Follow us on social media! This is one of the best ways to receive up to date information about surface water quality.​