Safe. Secure. State-of-the-art. Two Rivers Utilities’ water treatment plant uses a high-tech membrane filtration system. The treatment plant in Gastonia is the first in North Carolina to use membrane filters as the primary method of turning lake water into drinking water.
A five-year, $65 million modernization of the water treatment plant was completed in 2019. The water plant has been at the same location in Gastonia since 1922.
Two Rivers Utilities’ Water Supply and Treatment Division is dedicated to providing superior quality drinking water at a reasonable price to our customers, with a total commitment to protecting the public health.
|Water treated annually:||5.5 billion gallons|
|Water treated daily:||15.5 million-gallon average, 27.3 million-gallon capacity|
|Water comes from:||Mountain Island Lake, 13 miles east of Gastonia|
|Customers served:||100,000 with 30,000 accounts|
|Commmunities served:||Gastonia, Cramerton, Lowell, McAdenville, Ranlo, Clover|
|Emergency service for:||Belmont, Dallas|
|Safety/quality tests and readings:||30 million per year|
Two Rivers Utilities
1300 N. Broad St, Gastonia, NC 28054
(P.O. Box 1748, Gastonia, NC 28053-1748)