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(Facts and figures current until June 30, 2014.) The largest public water and wastewater utility in The Carolinas, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Utility Department proudly serves more than 805,242 customers in the City of Charlotte and greater Mecklenburg County -- including the towns of Matthews, Mint Hill, Pineville, Huntersville, Davidson, and Cornelius.
Water Treatment Capacity = 242 million gallons per day (mgd)
Number of Treatment Plants = 3
Franklin 181 mgd capacity
Vest 36 mgd capacity
Lee S. Dukes 25 mgd capacity
Average Daily Pumped = 99.2 mgd
FY13 Highest Daily Pumped = 135.910 mgd
All-time Highest Pumped = 169.229 mgd (record set August 20, 2007)
Active Water Service Connections = 257,683
Water Mains = 4,198 miles
Wastewater Treatment Capacity = 123 mgd
Number of Treatment Plants = 5
Sugar Creek 20 mgd capacity
Irwin Creek 15 mgd capacity
McAlpine Creek 64 mgd capacity
Mallard Creek 12 mgd capacity
McDowell Creek 12 mgd capacity
Average Daily Treatment = 78.8 mgd
Active Wastewater Service Connections = 238,865
Wastewater Mains = 4,170 miles
Lift Stations = 75