North Carolina Water Quality Facts
Solutions For Your Water Quality Problems
The drinking water for the state of North Carolina originates from underground aquifers and surface water sources like rivers, lakes, and streams. Water from these sources is purified at water treatment plants before being distributed throughout the state.
While North Carolina boasts an abundance of natural freshwater sources, residents often notice that the water flowing out of their taps and showerheads is hard, discolored, and contributes to a buildup of soap scum on bathroom surfaces.
Different parts of North Carolina can experience very different water challenges. Learn more about the water where you live:
Your local North Carolina Culligan Man is an expert on your water, can test it to determine any problems, and provide the best way to address them.
Learn more about your local water
Tips From the Culligan Man
Make it a habit to regularly check your faucets and showerheads for leaks. Just one drip per second can add up to five gallons of water per day.
Did You Know
Of the state's 52,712 square miles, 3,570 square miles is water.