Water Treatment Plant

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Shelby’s 12 million gallon capacity water treatment facility provides potable water for businesses and citizens of the City of Shelby as well as Boiling Springs, NC.  Current daily processing averages 5.8 million gallons.  Raw water is obtained from the First Broad River. 

Behind every drop of water you drink, there is a hard-working team of staff who are committed to your safety.  Shelby employs eight trained and certified full-time staff who operate the plant 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. 

IMG_20191021_140011Also, the City has an emergency raw water intake line from the Broad River near Boiling Springs connecting to our processing plant.

The Shelby Water Treatment Plant is ISO 14001 Environmental Management System certificated; becoming the first in the state of North Carolina to achieve this certification at both its water and wastewater treatment facilities.

Shelby is also a member of the NC Environmental Stewardship Initiative Program sponsored by the Governor of North Carolina. Plant tour



Interested in a Plant Tour?

The staff at Shelby’s Water Treatment Plant welcomes group or individual tours of our facility. To arrange a plant tour, contact Brad Greene at 704-484-6885.


Other Important Information



For more information, contact:

Brad Greene, Plant Operations Superintendent

Vacant, Plant Supervisor/ORC


City of Shelby Water Treatment Facility

801 W Grover Street, Shelby, NC 28150

(PO Box 207, Shelby, NC 28151-0207)

Phone: 704-484-6885 * Fax: 704-484-6853

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