Water

The City of Mount Airy operates two surface water treatment facilities withdrawing water from both Stewarts and Lovills Creeks. Both water treatment facilities are equipped with the latest technologies, which help ensure the quality of your water supply.

The City of Mount Airy Water Treatment staff is committed to supplying the citizens of Mount Airy with a safe supply of quality drinking water. (P.W.S.I.D. # NC 02-86-010)

Doggett Water Plant
  • Began operation in 1970
  • Last upgraded in 1991
  • Treatment capacity of six million gallons per day
  • Stewarts Creek, the largest water source for Mount Airy, has a watershed classification of WS-IV, a 20- year safe yield of 14.0 MGD, and a 7Q10 of 15.9 MGD
S.L. Spencer Water Treatment Plant
  • Began operation in late 1920s
  • Last upgraded in 1993
  • Treatment capacity of 2.5 million gallons per day
  • Lovills Creek has a watershed classification of WS-IV, a 20-year safe yield of 1.3 MGD, and a 7Q10 of 5.9 MGD