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​​Wastewater Performance and Sanitary Sewer Overflows

​Charlotte Water (CLTWater) collects wastewater from approximately 276,498 homes and businesses throughout the county. Wastewater is collected and directed (via gravity flow supported by sewage lift stations) to one of six CLTWater wastewater treatment plants. Charlotte Water successfully collects and treats 99.9 percent of the more than 30 billion gallons of wastewater the community produced each year. CLTWater responds to and clears sanitary sewer overflows (SSOs) in our community.

The annual wastewater report for the fiscal year 2022 (July 2021 – June 2022) will be online by September 2022. Past wastewater reports: