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Water

Distributor

City of Concord

Water Sources

Lake Concord

Lake Fisher

Lake Howell

Yadkin River

Catawba River

City of Kannapolis

Town of Mt. Pleasant

Water Treatment Plants

Hillgrove Plant

Coddle Creek Plant

Maximum Daily Capacity

Hillgrove = 12,000,000 gal/day

Coddle Creek = 12,000,000 gal/day

Peak Load

Hillgrove = 8,900,000 gal/day

Coddle Creek = 6,200,000 gal/day

Elevated Storage Capacity

5,250,000 gallons

Ground Storage Capacity

8,000,000 gallons

 

Wastewater Collection

City of Concord Wastewater Resources

 

Wastewater Treatment

Operator

Water and Sewer Authority of Cabarrus County

Type

Rocky River Wastewater Treatment Plant = Activated Sludge

Muddy Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant = Activated Sludge

Overall Capacity

24,000,000 GPD

75,000 GPD

Overall Average Daily Flow

16,700,000 GPD

24,016 GPD

Available Surplus for Concord

3,500,000 GPD above Concord’s reserve capacity of 13,000,000 GPD

Expansion Plans

Capacity of Rocky River WW Treatment Plant is planned to be upgraded from 24 MGD to 32 MGD in 2015.

 

Solid Waste Disposal

City of Concord Solid Waste Services

 

Electricity

Power Distributor

City of Concord

Power Supplier

Duke Energy

 

Natural Gas

Supplier

Transco

Distributor

Public Service Co. of North Carolina

 

 

Transportation

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Highway(s) Servicing Area

U. S. Primary Highways

US 29, US 29A, US 601

State Primary Highways

NC 49, NC 73, NC 3

Nearest Interstate Interchange (min / miles)

I-85 Local to Concord (6 interchanges):

Concord Mills Blvd/Bruton Smith Blvd (exit 49)
Poplar Tent Rd (exit 52)
George Liles Pkwy (exit 54
Davidson Hwy (exit 55)
US Hwy 52 (exit 58)
Copperfield Blvd (exit 60)

I-485 Outerbelt (3 minutes/2 miles south of Concord)

I-77 (12 minutes/12 miles south and west of Concord)

 

Railroads

Operator

Norfolk-Southern Railway

Piggyback Service

Charlotte 26 miles

Frequency of Switching Service

Daily

Track Owner

North Carolina Railroad Company

 

Bus Service

In-City

Concord Kannapolis Area Transit (CK Rider)

Regional

Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS)

Inter-City / State

Greyhound/Trailways

Parcel Service

Yes

Taxi Service

3 (Cabarrus Taxicabs, City Cabs, Blue-J Taxi)

 

Certified Motor Freight Carrier(s)

Name

Terminal Location

A. C. Widenhouse

Concord

American Freightways

Concord

Cardinal Freight Carriers Inc

Concord

Fredrickson

Concord

Montgomery Tank Lines

Harrisburg

Old Dominion

Charlotte

Overnight Transport

Charlotte

Terminal Trucking

Concord

Voyager Transportation

Concord

West Atlantic Transportation

Concord

 

Air

Airport

Information

Concord Regional Airport (JQF)

N-35-23.1 degrees
W-80-42.6 degrees
Runway 2 and 20, 7,400' x 100', paved, 72,000 lbs. capacity, pilot controlled lighting, full ILS, real-time weather, control tower, elevation 690 feet, tower 134.65

Charlotte/Douglas International Airport

30 minutes from Concord / 21 miles

Airlines:

Air Canada
AirTran Airways
American Airlines
American Eagle
Continental Airlines
Continental Express
Delta Airlines
Independence Air
Lufthansa
Northwest Airlines
United Airlines
US Airways
US Airways Express

 

Waterways

Navigable Waterways

None in area

Barge Service

None in area

Nearest Port and Channel Depth

Wilmington 38’ / Morehead 35’ (257 minutes / 205 miles)

 

Communications

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Newspapers

The Independent Tribune

The Charlotte Observer

 

Community Facilities

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Churches

Protestant

350

Jewish

2

Catholic

2

Other

25

 

Recreation Programs

City of Concord Parks and Recreation

Cabarrus County Active Living and Parks

 

Cultural Activities

Reed Gold Mine

Concord Downtown

Charlotte Motor Speedway

Old Courthouse Theatre

Eastern Cabarrus Historical Society Museum

Backing Up Classics Museum

Hendrick Motorsports Museum

Roush Racing Museum

Historic Commissions

Cabarrus County Convention & Visitor’s Bureau

Cabarrus Arts Council Galleries

Davis Theatre

 

Medical Facilities

Hospital

Carolinas Medical Center - Northeast

With 30 clinics

Number of Physicians

304 in county

Population/physician ratio

471 for county

Population/dentist ratio

3,675 for county

Kidney Centers

2