Water & Sewer Service

 

MOORE COUNTY
Moore County Public Utilities supplies water and sewer service to approximately 12,000 residential and business customers.  Service areas include Addor, East Moore district, Hyland Hills, Pinehurst, Seven Lakes, Vass, Jackson Hamlet, West End, and The Carolina (Golf Club in Whispering Pines).

>> Water:

  • Water is contracted from the Town of Southern Pines (treated surface water from Drowning Creek) at a rate of 250,000 gallons per day (gpd) to serve Pinehurst, Addor and The Carolina. The average daily demand on the Addor system is 17,000 gpd, and 12,000 gpd on The Carolina system.  Water is also purchased from the Town of Robbins.  The water supply for Pinehurst is supplemented by 18 operational wells that draw groundwater from the Middendorf Aquifer in addition to purchasing water from the Town of Southern Pines, the Town of Aberdeen and the East Moore Water District.  The wells have a total 12-hour yield of 1.69 million gpd and finished storage capacity of 2.3 million gallons.  Pinehurst’s average daily demand is 1.84 million gpd.
  • For the East Moore Water District, fully treated surface water is purchased from Harnett County with a current maximum of 2.0 million gpd.  The source water is the Cape Fear River. Average daily demand is 243,000 gpd.
  • For the Vass area, Public Utilities purchases fully treated surface water from the East Moore Water District for up to 2.0 million gpd.  The system has a finished water storage capacity of 100,000 gallons.  Average daily demand is 134,000 gpd.
  • For the Hyland Hills area, Public Utilities purchases fully treated surface water from the East Moore Water District.  The system’s total 12-hour yield is 50,000 gpd, and finished water storage capacity is 3,000 gallons. Average daily demand is 15,000 gpd.
  • Seven Lakes uses 3 operational wells to draw groundwater from the Middendorf Aquifer, with a total 12-hour yield of 67,000 gpd.  Finished water storage capacity is 300,000 gallons. In addition, a booster pump station pumps treated drinking water from the Village of Pinehurst to Seven Lakes, with a contractual limit of 900,000 gpd.  The system has an average daily demand of 480,000 gpd.
  • Projected Service Area Demand for 2010 = 2.78 million gallons per day (mgd).
  • Projected Available Water Supply for 2010 = 6.78 million gallons per day (mgd).
  • Water lines vary in size from 2 to 20 inches depending on the location.

>> Sewer:

  • Public Utilities operates and maintains a regional Wastewater Treatment Plant, with the main facility in Addor.  The facility is permitted for 6.7 million gpd of effluent discharge.  Moore County is currently pursuing an upgrade to 10.0 million gpd at this facility.
  • The wastewater plant in Vass is designed to treat 60,000 gallons per day and includes 2 pumping stations.
  • Most sewer lines are 8 inches in diameter and discharge to the county interceptor system with lines that vary in size from 10 to 48 inches in diameter.  The wastewater interceptor has a capacity of 32.2 million gpd.


For more information:
Moore County Public Utilities
Randy Gould, Public Works Director
5227 Highway 15-501
Carthage, NC 28327
Phone: 910-947-6315


 
TOWN OF ABERDEEN

  • Water is supplied to the Town of Aberdeen through 16 groundwater deep wells and purchases from the Town of Southern Pines, with a total 12-hour yield of 1.83 million gpd.  Finished water storage capacity is 1.3 million gallons.  Average daily demand is 986,000 gpd.  Currently, 2% of Aberdeen’s total water use is from industrial consumers.  Depending on the location, sizes of the water lines range from 2 to 14 inches in diameter.
  • Aberdeen’s Sewer Distribution System can currently handle flow up to 700,000 gallons per day (gpd).  Aberdeen’s system feeds to the Moore County Public Utilities treatment facility and consists mainly of 8-inch collection lines.


For more information:
Town of Aberdeen Water Department

Rickie Monroe, Public Works Director
PO Box 785
Aberdeen, NC 28315-0785
Phone: 910-944-7012
 


 
TOWN OF CAMERON

  • Cameron’s water supply consists of 5 groundwater deep wells with a total 12-hour yield of 140,000 gpd. Finished water storage capacity is 100,000 gallons. Average daily demand is 33,000 gpd. Water lines range from 2 to 8 inches in diameter.
  • Sewer is not available in Cameron.


For more information:
Town of Cameron

Davis Reynolds, Water Operator
PO Box 248
Cameron, NC 28326
Phone: 910-245-3212



TOWN OF CARTHAGE

  • The Town of Carthage’s Water Treatment Plant uses a Continuous Microfiltration System that can easily be expanded for residential and business customers as Carthage grows.
  • Carthage’s water source is Nick’s Creek. The Water Plant currently has a 1.0 million gpd capacity. Finished water storage capacity, using 4 storage tanks, is 1.372 million gallons. Average daily demand is 350,000 gpd. Depending on the location, water lines are 2, 6, 8 or 12 inches in diameter.
  • Sewer service is available in Carthage. The Town uses a lagoon, which collects approximately 111,000 gallons per day (gpd). Sewer lines are 6 or 8 inches, and sewer taps are 4 inches. The wastewater is pumped from the lagoon to the Moore County Public Utilities treatment facility.


For more information:
Town of Carthage Public Works

Rocky Davis, Public Works Director
4396 Highway 15-501
Carthage, NC 28327
Phone: 910-947-5041
 


 
FOXFIRE VILLAGE

  • Water is supplied to Foxfire Village from 6 groundwater deep wells with a total 12-hour yield of 120,000 gpd. Finished water storage capacity is 200,000 gallons. Average daily demand is 51,000 gpd.
  • Sewer is not available in Foxfire Village.


For more information:
Foxfire Village Water Department

Jon Sedlak, Water Superintendent
One Town Hall Drive
Foxfire Village, NC 27281
Phone: 910-295-5107



TOWN OF PINEBLUFF

  • The Town of Pinebluff’s water supply consists of 4 groundwater deep wells with a total 12-hour yield of 580,000 gpd. Finished water storage capacity is 300,000 gallons. Average daily demand is 99,000 gpd.
  • Sewer service is not available to residents living within Pinebluff’s town limits.


For more information:
Town of Pinebluff

Stephen Minks, Public Works Director
PO Box 367
Pinebluff, NC 28373-0367
Phone: 910-281-3124



VILLAGE OF PINEHURST

  • The Village of Pinehurst’s water is supplied through Moore County Public Utilities. The water comes from 20 groundwater deep wells, with a total 12-hour yield of 1.69 million gpd. Finished water storage capacity is 2.3 million gallons. Average daily demand is 1.84 million gpd.
  • Sewer in Pinehurst is handled through Moore County Public Utilities. The majority of this system consists of 8-inch lines.


For more information:
Pinehurst Public Services

Walter Morgan, Director
700 E. McCaskill Road
Pinehurst, NC 28374
Phone: 910-295-5021
 


 
TOWN OF ROBBINS

  • The Reservoir of Bear Creek and Cabin Creek is the water source for the Town of Robbins, in addition to surface water purchased from Montgomery County (Yadkin & Pee Dee Rivers). Maximum capacity is 1.5 million gallons per day (mgd). Water storage consists of (1) 100,000-gallon elevated tank and (2) 300,000-gallon elevated tanks. Average daily demand is 263,000 gpd. Depending on the location, water lines range in size from 2 to 12 inches in diameter.
  • The Sewer System for Robbins is an extended aeration facility with a design capacity of 1.3 mgd. Depending on the location, the sewer lines range in size from 4 to 12 inches in diameter.


For more information:
Town of Robbins Public Works

Rodney Kiser, Director
PO Box 296
Robbins, NC 27325-0296
Phone: 910-948-2431
 


 
TOWN OF SOUTHERN PINES

  • The Town of Southern Pines’ source of water is Drowning Creek. The Town’s water plant has a capacity of producing 11.0 million gpd, but is limited to a maximum of 8.0 million gpd from Drowning Creek under its current permit.  The Town has 3 wells with a total 12-hour yield of 1.38 million gpd.  Finished water storage capacity is 5.5 million gallons.  Average daily demand is 3.01 million gpd.  Water lines are a maximum of 18 inches in diameter depending on the location.
  • Southern Pines operates and maintains a wastewater collection system that flows to Moore County’s Public Utilities system near Pinebluff.  Main lines range from 6″ to 24″ in diameter.


For more information:
Town of Southern Pines Water & Sewer

Adam Lindsay, Director of Public Services
140 Memorial Park Court
Southern Pines, NC 28387
Phone: 910-692-1983



VILLAGE OF WHISPERING PINES

  • The Village of Whispering Pines purchases its water from a private company, Utilities Inc. (1-800-525-7990).  Utilities Inc. purchases the water from the Town of Southern Pines and resells it to residential and commercial users. Fees charged are based on actual consumption.
  • Sewer is not available in Whispering Pines.


For more information:
Village of Whispering Pines Public Works

Bob Kissinger, Public Works Director
12 Hardee Lane
Whispering Pines, NC 28327
Phone: 910-949-3117

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