Print Page   |   Contact Us   |   Sign In   |   Create a Profile
Western PWOC Meeting
Tell a Friend About This EventTell a Friend

When: April 26, 2018
Where: Twelve Mile Creek Water Reclamation Facility
8299 Kensington Drive
Waxhaw, North Carolina  28173
United States
Contact: NC AWWA-WEA

« Go to Upcoming Event List  

The next meeting of the Western Section of the Professional Wastewater Operators Committee will be held Thursday, April 26, 2018 and will be hosted by Union County and Charlotte Water at the Twelve Mile Creek Water Reclamation Facility. This is an open meeting, and membership is not required to attend. Please share the agenda with others who may be interested.


Lunch and Technical Presentation:                        Plant Tour:

701 Main Restaurant and Bar                                                                                                Twelve Mile Creek Water Reclamation Facility

701 W South Main St                                                                                                               8299 Kensington Drive

Waxhaw, N.C. 28173                                                                                                                Waxhaw, N.C. 28173

(704) 256-1203                                                                                                                          (704) 860-1417


Twelve Mile Creek WRF is an extended aeration facility utilizing biological nutrient removal and tertiary filtration.

The facility is permitted for 6.0 MGD and is currently under a $35 million upgrade to 7.5 MGD BNR plant, with permits in place to upgrade to 9 MGD and 12 MGD.


Treatment units consist of:

·         Influent Mechanical Barscreens- Upgraded

·         Diversion pump station to divert up to 3 MGD to Charlotte Water’s McAlpine WWTP

·         Influent Pumping Station

·         Vortex Grit Removal – Being Upgraded

·         Mechanical and Diffused aeration (in process of converting from mechanical aeration to diffused aeration)

·         Secondary Clarifiers

·         Tertiary Filtration-Upgraded

·         UV Disinfection-Being Upgraded

·         Sludge Thickening-Being Upgraded

·         Aerobic Digesters-Being Upgraded


All attendees should bring a hard hat, safety vest and close toe shoes. This is an active construction site.


The technical presentation is titled, “Newest Technologies in Pump, Telemetry and Sewage Treatment Equipment.” Garry Hager from Pete Duty and Associates will present.

Program Schedule

Lunch: 11:45 a.m.—12:45 p.m.

Technical Session: 12:45 p.m.—1:45 p.m. Plant Tour: 2:00 p.m.—3:00 p.m.



Two contact hours for wastewater operators will be awarded to those attendees who participate in the Technical Session and the Tour (partial credit cannot be given). Please call Clark Fields at (828) 301-7255 or Jonathan Jordan at (704) 860-1417 with any questions.


·         From 701 Main, turn right onto W South Main Street

·         After 256 feet, turn left on the first cross street onto Rehobeth Road

·         After 161 feet, turn left onto W North Main Street

·         Continue on to W North Main Street. Follow for 2.2 miles

·         Turn right on Kensington Drive. The plant is on the right after 1 mile

Membership Software Powered by YourMembership  ::  Legal