August 31, 2015, Monroe, NC – County Manager Cindy Coto has declared that the Stage 3 water shortage for the Union County water distribution system has ended and the County will be returning to Stage 1 water restrictions...read more.
August 28, 2015 - County Manager Cindy Coto has declared a Stage 3 water shortage for the Union County water distribution system due to a small fuel spill in the Catawba River this morning. The location of the spill was upstream of the Catawba River Water Treatment Plant, which supplies the majority of Union County water customers....read more.
July 20, 2015, Monroe, NC – County Manager Cindy Coto has declared Stage 1 water conservation measures for Union County based upon the Catawba-Wateree Drought Management Advisory Group’s issuance of a Stage 1 Drought Notice for the Catawba/Wateree Basin, which includes Union County....read more.
May 4, 2015 - BOCC Approves Updated Irrigation Schedule...read more
May 4, 2015 - The Board of County Commissioners approved a new Water Use Ordinance and Water Shortage Response Plan. The Water Use Ordinance maintains and protects the public health, safety and welfare by establishing long-term demand management strategies to effectively manage a limited resource by requiring efficient and responsible use of water within Union County. The Ordinance also establishes measurements and procedures for reducing potable water use during times of water shortage resulting from drought, capacity limitations, and system emergencies. To learn more about the Water Use Ordinance and Water Shortage Response Plan click here and here.