Water Department Projects


Our vision is that the Water Resources Department will be the innovative leader in the water utility industry. Using the concept of continuous improvement, the department accepts the challenges of providing regional customers with water to enhance their quality of life, serving as stewards over the most vital of all natural resources, and empowering department employees to meet customer needs by providing the finest drinking water in the United States at competitive prices. There are several projects underway including:

 

North Fork Dam Improvement Project

 

Spring 2019 Discolored Water

 


Updated 10/24/2019

 


 

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Water Department Projects News

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City of Asheville to provide virtual presentation about completion of the North Fork Dam Improvement Project

    After more than two years of construction, the North Fork Dam Improvement Project is nearing completion. This will deliver to our community a safer dam with more capacity to hold water from the reservoir and one that is better enforced against potential seismic activity. It is scheduled to be fully operational as of Oct. 31. As this [...]

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Public invited to submit final questions as North Fork Dam improvement nears completion

   In a continued effort to prevent significant damage in the event of a natural disaster (flood or earthquake), and to meet the regulatory standards and design requirements set by North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality Dam Safety Division, the City of Asheville, in conjunction with consultants from Schnabel Engineering, identified and implemented proactive improvement measures [...]

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Take time to evaluate your flooding risk and incorporate measures to lessen potential impact

  The 2020 hurricane season is upon us, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has predicted an above average amount of activity. According to NOAA forecasters, the outlook predicts a 60% chance of an above-normal season, a 30% chance of a near-normal season, and only a 10% chance of a below-normal season. The average [...]